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The Best Team Ever: A Novel of America, Chicago, and the 1907 Cubs

Author: Alop, Alan Set In . . .
 North America, USA, Illinois, Chicago
Genre: Historical
Time Frame: 1900s
Published: 2008
Description: The Best Team Ever captures the essence of a century-old Windy City, and weaves baseball, love, murder and intrigue through every page.

This baseball book, crime drama, and love story follows the 1907 Chicago Cubs from the Practice Season to the World's Championship Series. The team of Tinker to Evans to Chance. And ''Three Finger'' Brown, owner of the game's best curveball. Rookie ''Kid'' Durbin rides the bench and writes a journal as the Cubs play a near-perfect brand of baseball against the backdrop of a wild, corrupt Chicago and a transforming America. Madmen, saints and sinners on the diamond and off parade through the pages of this historical novel.

  
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