In the Best Interests of Baseball: The Revolutionary Reign of Bud Selig

In the Best Interests of Baseball: The Revolutionary Reign of Bud Selig

by Andrew Zimbalist

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ISBN-13: 9780470128244
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/04/2007
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

ANDREW ZIMBALIST is the Robert A. Woods Professor of Economics at Smith College. An award-winning writer, media commentator, and consultant in the sports industry, Zimbalist has worked with players' unions, cities, owners, and leagues.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

1 Introduction: Running a League.

2 The History of the Commissioner’s Role.

3 The First Commissioner: Kenesaw Mountain Landis.

4 The Undistinguished Middle I: From Chandler to Eckert.

5 The Undistinguished Middle II: From Kuhn to Vincent.

6 Bud Selig: A Lifetime in Preparation.

7 Baseball’s Acting Commissioner, 1992–1998.

8 Baseball’s Permanent Commissioner, 1998–.

9 Governing Baseball: Assessing the Past and Anticipating the Future.

Notes.

Index.

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