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In pursuit of pennants : baseball operations from deadball to Moneyball

Author: Mark L Armour; Daniel R Levitt
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Analyzing and examining the strategies used by 14 winning baseball teams over the past few decades"--
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark L Armour; Daniel R Levitt
ISBN: 9780803234970 080323497X 9781496206015 1496206010 9780803277106 0803277105
OCLC Number: 894747542
Description: xvii, 458 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations List of Tables List of Charts Acknowledgments Introduction Part 1. Professional Management 1. Owner-Operator 2. Field Manager 3. General Manager 4. Executive 5. Farm System 6. Organization Part 2. General Manager Ascendant 7. Dodger Way 8. Dynasty 9. Integration 10. Commitment 11. Excellence Rewarded 12. Amateur Draft 13. The Machine Part 3. New Order 14. Long Road Back 15. Expansion 16. Free Agency 17. The Zoo 18. Many Rivers Part 4. Businessmen 19. Winning Now 20. Analytics 21. Post-Moneyball 22. Modern Game Epilogue Appendix A: Front Office Awards and Recognition Appendix B: The Top Thirty General Managers Notes Index
Responsibility: Mark L. Armour, Daniel R. Levitt.

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The '36 Yankees, the'63 Dodgers, the '75 Reds, the 2010 Giants - why do some baseball teams win while others don't? In Pursuit of Pennants examines and analyses a number of compelling, winning  Read more...

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"A great source of well-researched front office stories. . . . Armour and Levitt give an insider's look at the teams' efforts to innovate in this highly competitive industry."-Sig Mejdal, director of Read more...

 
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