I was never really a big A's fan, but if you love baseball, you should read this book!
They combine the research and analytical skills of scholars with superb writing skills to produce an illuminating and thoroughly enjoyable book.
It is a great read and is filled with lots of inside stories from baseball glory days.
I read it from cover to cover and I really enjoyed the book..Published 2 months ago by Donald Moore
Well researched and well documented. My biggest gripes are ones that have already been stated by others - frequently using words like 'star' and 'superstar' in reference to players... Read morePublished 7 months ago by clemente_in_right
As someone else mentioned, there was a lot of re-hashing old stories. That's not untrue. But, there are some new and fresh perspectives as well. Read morePublished 13 months ago by B.W.
A fascinating bio of a very controversial figure of baseball history. Of interest to virtually anyone, but especially interesting to baseball fans in Kansas City and OaklandPublished 20 months ago by George Odonnell
"Charlie Finley" does an excellent job of pulling from several publications to paint a very real picture of a complicated and successful man. Read morePublished 20 months ago by DavidA7
A Wonderfully detailed bio on the A's famous owner. Its all here, how he started his wealth in medical insurance, grew behemoth business in Midwest, eventually ending up Windy... Read morePublished 20 months ago by E. Alton
I wanted to like this book because I'm an A's fan from way back but the errors bugged me. The obvious ones like Joe Rudie (sic) and Denny McClain (sic), and Corlton (sic) Fisk,... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Jeff Bullock
This was a gift.....he seemed happy...it was on my sons list. I'll know more next week...find out if he has had a
chance to read it.