'just a lot of Malarkey" (1925)

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Wed Apr 14 13:11:19 UTC 2010

Norwalk Hour [CT]  Jun 25, 1925 p. 18 col. 1

[headline:] Ty Cobb Is Highest Salaried Man In Baseball With Annual Stipend Of $60,000

It [the claim that McGraw had a higher salary] was just a lot of Malarkey. As one of the principal stockholders in the Giants, McGraw could name ihis own salary and take it out of the net profits . ...


Stephen Goranson

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