You Know Me Al: A Busher's Letters

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CHAPTER IV
A NEW BUSHER BREAKS IN

Chicago, Illinois, March 2.

FRIEND AL: Al that peace in the paper was all O. K. and the right dope just like you said. I seen president Johnson the president of the league to- day and he told me the peace in the papers was the right dope and Comiskey did not have no right to sell me to Milwaukee because the Detroit Club had never gave no wavers on me. He says the Detroit Club was late in fileing their claim and Comiskey must of tooken it for granted that they was going to wave but president Johnson was pretty sore about it at that and says Comiskey did not have no right to sell me till he was positive that they was not no team that wanted me.

It will probily cost Comiskey some money for acting like he done and not paying no attention to the rules and I would not be supprised if president Johnson had him throwed out of the league.

Well I asked president Johnson should I report at once to the Detroit Club down south and he says No you better wait till you hear from Comiskey and I says What

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Table of contents

  • Title Page 3
  • Introduction 5
  • Contents 17
  • Preface 19
  • Chapter I- A Busher''s Letters Home 21
  • Chapter II- The Busher Comes Back 51
  • Chapter III- The Busher''s Honeymoon 83
  • Chapter IV- A New Busher Breaks In 117
  • Chapter V- The Busher''s Kid 153
  • Chapter VI- The Busher Beats It Hence 187
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