More Than Merkle: A History of the Best and Most Exciting Baseball Season in Human History

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Index
References to tables appear in italics
1906 World Series, 5-8
1907 World Series, 8
1908 as year of the pitcher, 223-24
1908 World Series, 203-9
1909 Reach Guide: on 1908 season, xvii; about Brooklyn, 84; about Cardinals, 84; about Giants, 6768; on umpire signals, 87
1909 Spalding Guide: on 1908 season, xvi; about Cardinals, 84; on spitball debate, 123-25; on umpire signals, 87-88
1919 World Series, 210
Abbaticchio, Edward "Batty," 72, 135, 192, 194-95; and controversial foul ball, 195-96; ejection of, 232; and Gill play, 159
Adams, Franklin P., xxvi, 146
admission prices, 11-12
Ahe, Chris Von der, and tarpaulin, 117
Alexander, Charles: on Inside Baseball, 23; and rumors of Dove‐ Giant fix, 199
Alperman, Charles "Whitey," 83
Altizer, Dave, 44; ejection of, 231
Altrock, Nick, 5-7, 41, 47; injured, 168
American League record: batting leaders, 235; pitching leaders, 236; team vs. team, 235
American League standings: in April, 108; in August, 154; final, 190; in July, 141; in June, 131; in May, 119; in September, 169
Ames, Leon "Red," 69, 132, 171, 197-98
Anderson, John "Honest John," 48; in Joss's perfect game, 186
attendance, xxi-xxiii, 225
Atz, Jake, 47
automatic scoreboards, xxii, 171, 172, 194
Baker, Frank "Home Run," 55; in Hall of Fame, 54
Ball, Neal, 61; as replacement for Elberfeld, 118
ball park construction, xix-xxi
ball park security, 17. See also Gill play; Merkle game
Ballplayers: Baseball's Ultimate Biographical Reference ( Dewey and Acocella), about Cub-Pirate controversy, 195
Bang, Edward F., on spitballs, 124
Barry, Jack, 55
Barry, Shad, 70, 86
baseball dynasties, 226
Baseball Encyclopedia (9th), 134
Base Ball Reporters Association (BBRA), 114
Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA), xviii, 22; founding of, 113-14
Bates, Johnny, 82
Beaumont, Clarence "Ginger," 81, 135
Beebe, Fred, 85
Bemis, Harry, 44, 141
bench jockeying strategy, 25
bench managers, 25

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