Going, Going, Gone!: The Art of the Trade in Major League Baseball

Going, Going, Gone!: The Art of the Trade in Major League Baseball

by Fran Zimniuch
     
 

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Early in the history of America's favorite pastime, trading baseball players was almost as easy as trading baseball cards. This was before the end of the reserve clause and the advent of arbitration, free agency, gargantuan salaries, and no-trade contracts. Fran Zimniuch takes an in-depth look at trading throughout the years, profiling many of infamous players who

Overview

Early in the history of America's favorite pastime, trading baseball players was almost as easy as trading baseball cards. This was before the end of the reserve clause and the advent of arbitration, free agency, gargantuan salaries, and no-trade contracts. Fran Zimniuch takes an in-depth look at trading throughout the years, profiling many of infamous players who teams regrettably traded and getting insiders' perspectives from the general managers and the players themselves. With a foreword by former general manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers Fred Claire, Going, Going, Gone is a must-read for baseball fans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461703167
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
03/13/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
721,019
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Fran Zimniuch is an award-winning journalist and columnist who has written for various newspapers and national magazines for more than two decades. He is the author of four other books, including Shortened Seasons: The Untimely Deaths of Major League Baseball's Stars and Journeymen. He lives in Sicklerville, New Jersey.

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