WorldCat Identities

Brochu, Claude

Works: 6 works in 13 publications in 2 languages and 255 library holdings
Genres: History  Nonfiction radio programs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV875.M6, 796.357640971428
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Claude Brochu
Most widely held works by Claude Brochu
My turn at bat : the sad saga of the Montreal Expos by Claude Brochu( )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The decline and fall of the Montreal Expos. In 1969, the Montreal Expos played their first game. Thirty-two years later, the team that once boasted baseball's best farm system is nearly dead. In this book, former Expos president Claude Brochu gets to the bottom of the Expos' story. From his successful marketing career at Seagram's, Claude Brochu was thrust into the role of Expos president in 1986. Back then, the Expos were a team with terrific potential. But as the years went by, attendance began to slide. Whenever owner Charles Bronfman attended a game he would shake his head, discouraged: "Why don't they come? What do we have to do?" The answer -- field a winning team -- seemed so simple, yet so elusive. And then, after 21 years, Bronfman decided to sell the team. He entrusted the sale to Brochu, who took up the gauntlet: "I made it a personal challenge. Businessmen are often portrayed as cold, emotionless people, who make decisions only on the eventual possibility of making a lot of money ... But that's not it at all. What fascinated me, what motivated me, was keeping the Expos in Montreal, in the hands of Quebecers. One of them being me ..."
Les voies d'accès aux marchés extérieurs by Claude Brochu( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Fleuve Saint-Laurent( Recording )

1 edition published in 1976 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four programs telling of the importance of the Saint Lawrence River to Canada. Uses interviews that express different viewpoints of people associated with the river -- a geographer, an historian, a poet, a fisherman, etc
La saga des Expos Brochu s'explique by Claude Brochu( )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La perception par des homosexuels et par des hétérosexuels dans une situation de rivalité binoculaire by Claude Brochu( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.48 (from 0.43 for La Fleuve ... to 0.93 for La saga de ...)

My turn at bat : the sad saga of the Montreal Expos
Alternative Names
Brochu, Claude R.

Claude Brochu Canadian businessman and baseball executive