The Cincinnati Red Stalkings: A Mickey Rawlings Baseball Mystery
Publisher: Recorded Books
Date: November 2008
Duration: 6 hours 21 minutes
Fans are cheering Troy Soos for his absorbing mysteries packed with old-time baseball lore. In The Cincinnati Red Stalkings, he whisks you back to the summer of 1921 when life was simpler and the world was a safer place—or was it? Utility infielder Mickey Rawlings is thrilled to be playing for the wildly popular Cincinnati Reds. But when he helps set up an exhibit honoring the Red Stockings, he accidently uncovers long-forgotten misdeeds. Suddenly he finds himself drawn into a widespread gambling scandal and implicated in a present-day murder. A member of the Society for American Baseball Research, Troy Soos crafts authentic settings and realistic characters. Narrator Johnny Heller's sparkling narration brings Mickey Rawlings colorfully to life as he rubs elbows with great players from the past. For other sporting whodunits, try: Murder at Fenway Park and Hunting a Detroit Tiger.