Praise for The Summer of Beer and Whiskey

Praise for The Summer of Beer and Whiskey

Von der Ahe picked up the team for one reason—to sell more beer. Then he helped gather a group of… Read More »

Excerpt from The Summer of Beer and Whiskey

Excerpt from The Summer of Beer and Whiskey

The original plan was to seek admission to the National League. Von der Ahe and his friends were rebuffed. “The… Read More »

About The Summer of Beer and Whiskey

About The Summer of Beer and Whiskey

CHRIS VON DER AHE KNEW NEXT to nothing about baseball when he risked his life’s savings to found the franchise… Read More »