Gashouse Gang


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Gashouse Gang

boisterous Cardinals ballclub of the 1930s. [Am. Sports: Shankle, 167]
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John Heidenry, The Gashouse Gang (New York: Public Affairs, 2007), 30.
There is a good narrative of the well-known 1934 World Series against the Gashouse Gang.
Fans still leave baseballs by the tomb of the Gashouse Gang great.
It was the year that sportswriter Frank Grimm of the old New York Sun nicknamed them the Gashouse Gang.
But the system that would forge the 1930s Gashouse Gang dynasty became a standard--even necessary--element of the game and, according to Lowenfish's brilliant analysis, actually helped the minor leagues.
Playing with its famous Gashouse Gang for four seasons, Durocher hit his career-best batting average as a regular, .
They also tangle with their rivals, the Gashouse Gang, and catch tire thieves and gas bootleggers.
They're like a bunch of mavericks, like the Gashouse Gang of the old Cardinals.
and found ourselves touched by an Angel--a gashouse gang of them.
Louis Cardinals before the 1934 season, a fiery outfit that would become immortalized as the Gashouse Gang, Lardner wrote presciently that Leo Durocher and Pepper Martin "have more energy and fire between them than you'll find in the entire rosters of many clubs.