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Author Pessah, Jon, author.

Title The game : inside the secret world of major league baseball's power brokers / Jon Pessah.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    796.35764 PES    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    796.35764 PES    Available
Edition First edition
Description viii, 648 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [597]-630) and index.
Contents Changing of the guard (1992-1994). In Bud we trust ; A whole new world ; Inextricably linked ; Resurrection ; System failure ; For the good of the game ; Everything to lose ; Fehr strikes -- Art of the deal (1994-1996). Endgame ; Fehr's day in court ; Back to work ; New foundations ; True lies ; Dynasty ; Deal! -- Secret of success (1997-2000). Setting up shop ; Almost perfect ; Secrets ; Question of balance ; Ring for Roger ; Hope and faith ; Dollars and no sense -- Power play (2001--2003). Miller time ; More than a game ; Bud's bluff ; Trouble ahead ; New deals ; Renovations ; Tipping point ; Looking for answers ; Testing positive -- Revisionist history (2004-2007). Government intervention ; Curses ; Selig's choice ; Transfer of power ; Calling Mr. Mitchell ; Last stand ; A change in plans ; Mitchell gets his man ; Questions and answers -- Legacy (2008-2010). The more things change ; Moving on ; Road to Cooperstown.
Summary The founding editor of ESPN the Magazine and Pulitzer Prize nominee presents the extraordinary inside story of baseball's last 20 years, during which the genius and struggle for power of three men saved the game from self-destruction.
Subject Baseball -- History.
Major League Baseball (Organization) -- History.
ISBN 9780316185882 (hc.) : $30.00
0316185884 (hc.)

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