Terror in the City of Champions: Murder, Baseball, and the Secret Society that Shocked Depression-era Detroit
"Terror in the City of Champions: Murder, Baseball, and the Secret Society that Shocked Depression-era Detroit" by Tom Stanton
A New York Times Bestseller
Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Winner in True Crime
- Selected as one of “2016’s Great Reads” by NPR
- Finalist for the 2016 CASEY Award for Best Baseball Book of the Year
- An unforgettable cauldron of history, crime, race, and sports
Now in paperback comes the critically acclaimed New York Times Bestseller about a championship city haunted by a wave of racist terror. Detroit, mid-1930s was abuzz over its unrivaled sports success when gun-loving baseball fan Dayton Dean became ensnared in the nefarious Black Legion. The secretive, Klan-like group murdered enemies, flogged associates, and planned armed rebellion. The Legion boasted tens of thousands of members across the Midwest, among them politicians and prominent citizens—even, possibly, a beloved athlete. Award-winning author Tom Stanton has written a stunning tale of history, crime, and sports.
“[A] head-turning tale of the generally forgotten Black Legion terrorist group and Detroit in the 1930s.” —US News & World Report
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