In Other Words

Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1912.

Price: $50.00

Hardcover. First edition. Green cloth. Spine gilt a little tarnished, very good or better, lacking the dustwrapper. Humorous verse, including several on baseball, most notably "Baseball's Sad Lexicon" that begins: "These are the saddest of possible words: 'Tinkers to Evers to Chance'". Adams's second book.

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In Other Words. Franklin P. ADAMS.

Franklin P. Adams
birth name: Franklin P. Adams
born: 11/15/1881
died: 3/23/1960

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Biography

American newspaper columnist, translator, poet, and radio personality whose humorous syndicated column earned him the reputation of godfather of the contemporary newspaper column. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore