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Jack Winters' Baseball Team

Or, The Rivals of the Diamond

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Author: Mark Overton
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 42,852 / 124 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 8,663
Added to site: 2010.02.26
mnybks.net#: 26790
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Young Readers, Games
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to play their very best to win against us. He also admitted that there was open betting going on, with heavy odds on Harmony."

Jack sighed.

"That all agrees with what came to me in a side way," he explained. "In other words, the way things stand, there will be a big lot of money change hands in case Harmony does win. And those sporting men who came up from the city wouldn't think it out of the way to pay a good fat bribe if they could make sure that some player on the Chester team would throw the game, in case it began to look bad for Harmony!"

Toby almost fell off his seat on hearing Jack say that.

"My stars! and do you suspect Fred of entering into such a base conspiracy as that would be, Jack?" he demanded, hoarsely; while Steve held his very breath as he waited for the other to reply.

"Remember, not one word of this to a living soul," cautioned Jack; "give me your solemn promise, both of you, before I say anything more."

Both boys held up a right hand pro

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