A Baseball Winter: The Off-season Life of the Summer Game

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Macmillan, Jan 1, 1986 - Sports & Recreation - 312 pages
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Five well-known sportswriters followed five teams during the 1984-85 off-season to report on contract negotiations, the pursuit of free agents, trade talks at the Winter Meetings, and how individual players and teams prepare for a new season

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In which five baseball beat writers narrate how the teams they cover spent the 1984/85 offseason. This book hasn't aged well; many of the players and managers and almost all of the executives ... Read full review

A Baseball winter: the off-season life of the summer game

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This most unconventional book on the inner workings of five major-league baseball teams was put together by a group of sportswriters from various sections of the country. The period covered is the off ... Read full review

About the author (1986)

Terry Pluto is a columnist for the "Akron Beacon Journal". He's the author of 22 books, has twice been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and has been named "Ohio Sportswriter of the Year" eight times. He has been called "perhaps the best American writer of sports books" by the "Chicago Tribune". He lives in Akron, Ohio.

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