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The Heavenly Twins of Boston Baseball: A Dual Biography of Hugh Duffy and Tommy McCarthy
     

The Heavenly Twins of Boston Baseball: A Dual Biography of Hugh Duffy and Tommy McCarthy

by Donald Hubbard, Richard A. Johnson (Foreword by)
 
Baseball was a rough sport in the nineteenth century and no one played the game with more vigor (and often violence) than Hall of Famers Hugh Duffy and Tommy McCarthy, dubbed “The Heavenly Twins.” This book details their professional history playing for Boston Beaneaters teams and personal experiences with baseball, faith, and legendary Boston baseball

Overview

Baseball was a rough sport in the nineteenth century and no one played the game with more vigor (and often violence) than Hall of Famers Hugh Duffy and Tommy McCarthy, dubbed “The Heavenly Twins.” This book details their professional history playing for Boston Beaneaters teams and personal experiences with baseball, faith, and legendary Boston baseball scribe Tim Murnane. The book also traces their minor league careers and post-professional baseball activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786434558
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
08/07/2008
Pages:
252
Sales rank:
1,180,291
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Attorney Donald Hubbard is a member of the Boston chapter of SABR, and has also been a newspaper columnist in Boston for the past nine years.

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