Once dubbed the P.T. Barnum of Major League Baseball, Bill Giles has brought more joy and laughter to more people than any other man in the history of the game. The treasure trove of stories in Pouring Six Beers at a Time offers a hilarious, fascinating, and revealing view of the national pastime from the 1930's to the present. You'll learn more about the business of baseball than you ever thought a fan could know. Through it all, you'll grow to appreciated this man's deep love and respect for the game that has been the Giles “family business” for nearly a century.
|Series:||Pouring Six Beers at a Time|
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About the Author
Bill Giles is the former business manager of the Nashville Vols minor League baseball team before moving on to be publicist and marketing director of the Houston Colt .45s and the Astrodome for ten years. In late 1969 he joined the Philadelphia Phillies becoming director of Business operations. In 1981 he put a group together to purchase the Phillies and became CEO until late 1997 when he semi-retired and became chairman of the Phillies. He is still a part owner of the Phillies and Chairman. Giles is the son of former National League president Warren Giles. Doug Myers is the author of several baseball books, including Essential Cubs and Louisville Slugger Complete Book of Pitching.
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First post. Sounds funny