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Charlie Finley : the outrageous story of baseball's super showman

Author: G Michael Green; Roger D Launius
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A profile of the colorful former owner and general manager of the Oakland A's describes the tuberculosis that ended his athletic ambitions, his contributions to the team's historic wins, and the contradictory personality that led to his controversial team breakdown.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Charles Oscar Finley; Charles Oscar Finley
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G Michael Green; Roger D Launius
ISBN: 9780802717450 0802717454
OCLC Number: 462908267
Description: 357 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: October 14, 1973 --
S + S = S --
The savior of Kansas City? --
In the doldrums --
Endgame in Kansas City --
Oakland A's rising --
On top of the world --
Repeat, three-peat --
Catfish swims away --
Life after Catfish --
Finley's fire sale --
Finley vs. Kuhn --
Charlie O.'s last stand --
Life (and death) after baseball.
Responsibility: G. Michael Green and Roger D. Launius.
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A profile of the colorful former owner and general manager of the Oakland A's describes the tuberculosis that ended his athletic ambitions, his contributions to the team's historic wins, and the contradictory personality that led to his controversial team breakdown.

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