Hit by Pitch: Ray Chapman, Carl Mays and the Fatal Fastball

Molly Lawless

On August 16, 1920, Yankees pitcher Carl Mays threw a fastball that struck Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman in the head. Chapman, a star player, died the next morning. Hit by Pitch is a nonfiction graphic novel about these men, their lives and legacies, and the event that linked them forever. Recounting their similar beginnings as well as their opposing personalities, this work brings the two men and their era back to life.

status Copy #1 (6411): in
genre Biography
publisher McFarland
publish date April 30, 2012
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