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Baseball Managers (Baseball In America) Hardcover – March 3, 1999


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Product Details

  • Series: Baseball In America
  • Hardcover: 262 pages
  • Publisher: Temple University Press (March 3, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1566396611
  • ISBN-13: 978-1566396615
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.9 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,377,390 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Criticizing managers has always been a popular pastime, especially for fans. In fact, baseball's dugout directors believe that no other profession is second-guessed to the extent theirs is. More than a century's worth of evidence supports their position. However, not any of them--from McGraw to Bucky Harris to the Deacon McKechnie to feisty Billy Martin and on to today's Dusty Baker, Tom Kelly, and Bobby Cox (or even to Tom Hanks in A League of Their Own)--would forego the opportunity to manage a baseball team." --From the Introduction

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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By gary rosenthal on January 27, 2001
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A baseball team cannot operate without a manager. This book tells you the behind the scene stories of every individual lucky enough to become a manager. And like the old saying goods, Only the Fired Get Hired.
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