A whole different ball game: the sport and business of baseball

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Carol Publishing Group, 1991 - Sports & Recreation - 430 pages
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Marvin Miller was the first executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association. The story of his experiences in baseball is a compelling one. No one else can take fans into the conference room where headline-making deals of the past quarter century were hammered out. Many can cite the career statistics of such stars as Willie Mays, Tom Seaver and Reggie Jackson; no one but Miller can reveal how these players and other greats behave in their business suits, when facing their toughest opponents: the owners, general managers and commissioners who kept the wealth of major league baseball out of the player's pockets for a century.

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A WHOLE DIFFERENT BALL GAME: The Sport and Business of Baseball

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July 1 (the pub date of the very special text at hand) will mark the 25th anniversary of the Major League Baseball Players Association. Miller, the first executive director of what became the first ... Read full review

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Brooklyn U S A
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Making It to the Majors
19
Take Me Out to the Players Association
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