Alibi Ike: A Short Story Humor/Games Classic By Ring Lardner!

Alibi Ike: A Short Story Humor/Games Classic By Ring Lardner!

by Ring Lardner, BDP

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Excerpt:

Well, we go into the ninth finally, one and one, and Marquard walks McDonald with nobody out.

"Lay it down," says Cap to Ike.

And Ike goes up there with orders to bunt and cracks the first ball into that right-field stand! It was fair this time, and we're two ahead, but I didn't think about that at the time. I was too busy watchin' Cap's face. First he turned pale and then he got red as fire and then he got blue and purple, and finally he just laid back and busted out laughin'. So we wasn't afraid to laugh ourselfs when we seen him doin' it, and when Ike come in everybody on the bench was in hysterics.

But instead o' takin' advantage, Ike had to try and excuse himself. His play was to shut up and he didn't know how to make it.

"Well," he says, "if I hadn't hit quite so...

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013077560
Publisher: BDP
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 96 KB

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