Whole Different Ball Game: The Inside Story of the Baseball Revolution / Edition 1

Whole Different Ball Game: The Inside Story of the Baseball Revolution / Edition 1

by Marvin Miller
     
 

Marvin Miller, the first executive director to the Major League Baseball Players Association, recounts his experience in dealing with club owners and his success in winning a new role for the players. He helped virtually end the system that bound an athlete to one team forever, and thereby raised salaries enormously.See more details below

Overview

Marvin Miller, the first executive director to the Major League Baseball Players Association, recounts his experience in dealing with club owners and his success in winning a new role for the players. He helped virtually end the system that bound an athlete to one team forever, and thereby raised salaries enormously.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566635998
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
638,095
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
1To baseball3
2Brooklyn U.S.A11
3Making it to the majors19
4Take me out to the players association33
5Cannon country63
6Bowie Kuhn was not in the best interests of baseball85
7Alex Johnson : the maligned angel131
8Card wars142
9The six-thousand-dollar man153
10Flood gate170
11Strike one, 1972203
12Catfish224
13Messersmith-McNally238
14Not a strike ... not a strike ... not a ...254
15Strike two, 1980-1981286
16Take me out of the ball game320
17Lockout, 1990350
18Owners and other bosses363
19White collars and black sox : Giamatti and Vincent (or, say it ain't so!)393

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