Entangled in Ivy

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Sports Pub., Mar 1, 2007 - Sports & Recreation - 273 pages
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No book has ever really gone behind the scenes to describe life with the Chicago Cubs, and why the franchise has taken the path it has over the last 10+ years. Entangled in Ivy breaks out from the pack to provide an insider's story of how the team works and how players, team executives, managers, coaches, and others interact and work out of public view. Author Castle visits with the Tribune Company overseers and profiles team president Andy MacPhail, GM Jim Hendry, former manager Dusty Baker, and the byplay with Cubs players, including Derrek Lee, Greg Maddux, Mark Prior, and Kerry Wood, providing a tapestry of emotions that show the human side of baseball's most lovable team.

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About the author (2007)

A native Chicagoan, George Castle covers the Chicago Cubs and the White Sox for the "Times of Northwest Indiana," the Chicago area's fourth largest newspaper. His weekly radio program, Diamond Gems, is broadcast on forty stations. He is the author of seven other books, including "Where Have All Our Cubs Gone?," "The Million To One Team: Why The Chicago Cubs Haven't Won the Pennant Since 1945," and "I Remember Harry Caray,

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