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In the best interests of baseball? : the revolutionary reign of Bud Selig

Author: Andrew S Zimbalist
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Based on dozens of interviews with Selig, baseball COO Bob DuPuy, and scores of baseball insiders and interested outsiders, as well as mountains of historic baseball documents, In the Best interests of Baseball? challenges everything you think you know about the game, the Major Leagues, the players, the owners, and, most of all, the man at the helm."--Jacket.

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Named Person: Bud Selig; Bud Selig; Bud Selig
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew S Zimbalist
ISBN: 0471735337 9780471735335 9780470128244 0470128240
OCLC Number: 62796332
Description: xiv, 250 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Running a league --
The history of the commissioner's role --
The first commissioner: Kenesaw Mountain Landis --
The undistinguished Middle I: from Chandler to Eckert --
The undistinguished Middle II: from Kuhn to Vincent --
Bud Selig: a lifetime in preparation --
Baseball's acting commissioner, 1992-1998 --
Baseball's permanent commissioner, 1998- --
Governing baseball: assessing the past and anticipating the future.
Responsibility: Andrew Zimbalist.
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A penetrating look at the governance of baseball under Bud Selig. As the owner of the Milwaukee Brewers, Bud Selig faced tremendous opposition and conflict of interest when he became acting  Read more...


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