August Garry Herrmann: A Baseball Biography
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August Garry Herrmann: A Baseball Biography

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August Garry Herrmann entered the murky waters of 19th century machine politics in Cincinnati, serving as a trusted lieutenant to one of the most powerful political bosses in the country, George B. Cox. Herrmann, a gifted man who introduced modern management principles to municipal government and oversaw the committee that built Cincinnati's modern water works system, even...more
Paperback, 297 pages
Published September 28th 2007 by McFarland & Company
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Lee Ballanfant
Solid Biography of a forgotten, but nevertheless powerful in baseball up to the Black Sox era. Cook brings out the relationship he had with AL President Ban Johnson to determine the direction of the game up until Judge Landis became commissioner.
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