Dollar Sign on the Muscle: The World of Baseball Scouting

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Simon and Schuster, 1989 - Sports & Recreation - 368 pages
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Humorous case histories and profiles of great baseball scouts accompany a discussion of the trade secrets of baseball scouts, the economics of scouting, player development, and the history of the profession

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User Review  - kcshankd - LibraryThing

I loved this book, especially the reporting of the 1981 Phillies draft - and the new afterwards with a listing of all the players discussed. The old-time scouts racial profiling was disappointing if not unexpected. Highly recommended for any baseball fan. Read full review

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User Review  - joeldinda - LibraryThing

Kerrane's book remains among the very finest of all books about baseball. Read full review


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In a new epilogue Kevin Kerrane explores the world of baseball scouting in the late 1990s. Kerrane is a professor of English at the University of Delaware.

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