The Short Life of Hughie McLoon

A True Story of Baseball, Magic and Murder

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Description

It was a time of Prohibition, jazz, and gangland murder, and it was baseball’s age of magic, when even Hall of Fame players believed that rubbing the hump of a hunchback guaranteed a hit. 

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A Note From the Publisher

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Allen Abel has reported from more than 100 countries as an award-winning newspaper columnist and magazine journalist. His work has appeared in Sports Illustrated, Smithsonian, and...

Advance Praise

“Abel serves up a frothy concoction of baseball and boxing, magic and moonshine, true crime and high times about an all-American hunchback from Philadelphia with the extraordinary name of Hughie...

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