By Clifton Blue Parker
The inheritor obvious to Ruth’s name of world-beater, Wilson was once a celebrity via his past due 20s and a list setter by means of 30. yet he was once additionally an alcoholic who used to be as practiced at swinging his fists as he was once his bat. via his early 30s his days as a full-time participant have been in the back of him, and through forty eight he used to be lifeless; his son refused to say the physique. This biography examines the turbulent existence and occupation of 1 of the main dominant short-stint powerhitters ever to tug on a uniform. From Wilson’s early profession as a steelworker, via his time because the liked ballplayer and icon for the town of massive Shoulders to his days as a down-on-his-luck baseball washout and itinerant laborer, an unflinching examine this corridor of Famer is provided.
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Fouled Away: The Baseball Tragedy of Hack Wilson by Clifton Blue Parker