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By Molly Lawless

On August sixteen, 1920, Yankees pitcher Carl Mays threw a fastball that struck Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman within the head. Chapman died the subsequent morning. Hit via Pitch is a nonfiction picture novel approximately those males, their lives and legacies, and the development that associated them perpetually. Born an analogous 12 months (1891), either in Kentucky, they'd comparable beginnings yet opposing personalities. This splendidly drawn paintings brings the 2 males and their period again to life.

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