Black Ball

Cappy’s Corner

September 22 … The drumbeat of enthusiasm over the World Series meeting between the lowly Brooklyn Dodgers and the mighty New York Yankees runs the risk of being drowned out by the persistent rumors that professional gamblers are looking forward to these games with particular interest. Now these are just rumors, mind you. And nobody’s ever proven that a mob group called “The Baltimore Crew” really exists. But…

What the devil has Railroad Detective Francis X. Chatterton gotten himself into this time? Populated by slugging centerfielders, ruthless mobsters and feckless hangers-on, A Devil in the Dugout will keep you on the edge of your bleacher seat from 1st inning to last.