Coming Apart at the Seams: How Baseball Owners, Players, and Television Executives Have Led Our National Pastime to the Brink of Disaster

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Macmillan, 1993 - Business & Economics - 266 pages
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Longtime sports agent Jack Sands, along with Peter Gammons--recognized as the best inside writer in the game today--provides the first objective look at how baseball owners, players, agents, and television executives have led the national pastime to the brink of disaster.

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Sometimes you can tell a book by its cover--or at least by its title! In this insightful look at the national pastime, Sands, an attorney and sports agent, and Gammons, a nationally syndicated ... Read full review


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About the author (1993)

Jack Sands is a Certified Public Accountant. Now retired, he has been a public accountant, management consultant, university professor, financial manager, investment manager, general manager and a director of several public companies. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

PETER GAMMONS is currently an analyst and writer for the MLB network and makes regular appearances on MLB Tonight. Gammons began his career at the "Boston Globe" and also worked for "Sports Illustrated". He was a long-time analyst for ESPN and regularly contributed to Baseball Tonight, SportsCenter, and ESPN, the Magazine. He was voted National Sportswriter of the Year for 1989, 1990, and 1993, and in 2004, he was awarded the J. G. Taylor Spink Award at the Baseball Hall of Fame for outstanding baseball writing.

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