05 24 2015
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40 Years of Service
McMenamins

Narrated by gossip columnist Walter Winchell, "All the Stars Came Out That Night" a book by Kevin King, paints a vivid and moving portrait of Depression-era baseball—its raw joy and elegance but also its cursing, boozing, womanizing, and racism, and its odd relationships with bootleggers, racketeers, Hollywood stars, kidnappers, and even Dominican dictators.
The date was October 20, 1934, just days after Diz's Cardinals won the World Series....

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