The Night Casey Was Born

Overlook Press

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For the first time, John Evangelist Walsh gives the story behind the poem and its young journalist author, as well as its inaugural performance in 1888 in New York's Wallack's Theater. The Night Casey was Born is a portrait of America in the earliest years of its love affair with baseball.


John Evangelist Walsh is the author of biographies on Robert Frost, Edgar Allan Poe, and John Keats, among others. He lives in Monroe, Wisconsin.

Pub Date: 2012
Format: Paperback with bw illus.
Pages: 220 
Size: 5.25 x 8.00 inches

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