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March 15, 2011 - Charles Fountain, Associate Professor of Journalism at Northeastern University. PHOTO: Mary Knox Merrill/Northeastern University

Screen Shot 2015-12-08 at 11.09.30 AMAmong the many accolades Professor Chuck Fountain’s new book has received since its October debut is a mention in The Boston Globe’s “Best Books of 2015” list on December 6.  The Betrayal: The 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball is listed in the Sport’s category.

Here’s what the Globe reviewer said, “Northeastern journalism professor Fountain delivers a literate and fascinating reconsideration of the 1919 Black Sox scandal and how it changed the way professional baseball conducted its business and managed its image.”

“The Betrayal” is also a finalist for Spitball Magazine’s CASEY Award for the best baseball book.

If you’re looking for a holiday present, you can buy Fountain’s book at the NU Bookstore.