Kill the Umpire: The C...
Jon L. Breen
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Kill the Umpire: The Calls of Ed Gorgon

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ONE . . . TWO . . . THREE STRIKES . . . YOU'RE DEAD . . . (At the Old Ball Game)

For more than 30 years, Jon L. Breen has been quietly creating the finest series of sports mysteries in the history of fictional detecting - classical puzzlers featuring major league umpire, Ed Gorgon, as the amateur sleuth. When a body is found in a bullpen or when a ballplayer impossibly dis

Hardcover, 182 pages
Published November 1st 2003 by Crippen & Landru Publishers
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Ed Gorgon is a baseball umpire, who gets a reputation as a sleuth by solving a murder in which he's a suspect. After that, it seems that every baseball crime that comes up is referred to him. And he does seem to officiate at a lot of places where there are crimes involved. The stories follow him through a basketball game and a lumberjacking competition, too, and into his retirement. Clever puzzle mysteries with an unusual background and sleuth.
Series of short short stories with the hero and baseball umpire, Ed Grogan. The stories are like little puzzles. a fun diversion.
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