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The lords of baseball

a wry look at a side of the game the fan seldom sees, the front office

by Harold Parrott

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Published by Longstreet Press in Atlanta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Parrott, Harold.,
    • Baseball teams -- United States -- Management.,
    • Baseball team owners -- United States.,
    • Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: New York, NY : Praeger, c1976.

      StatementHarold Parrott.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV875.A1 P37 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 331 p. :
      Number of Pages331
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3957863M
      ISBN 101563526824
      LC Control Number2001091257
      OCLC/WorldCa48655931

      The Lords of Baseball is an insider’s look from Harold Parrott. Parrot was a sportswriter for the Brooklyn Eagle who became the travelling secretary for the Brooklyn Dodgers during Branch Rickey’s tenure. The Lord of the Rings is an epic fantasy novel written by English author J.R.R. Tolkien. It was first written as a sequel to Tolkien's fantasy novel The Hobbit, published .

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      "The Lords of Baseball" is an insightful analysis of the business of baseball- the relationship between capital and labor, and their precarious relationship with the fans who attend games. For many a baseball enthusiast, this is a timely reminder that baseball is not merely a sport or pastime/5(33). The Lords of Baseball is a wonderful book, well worth reading. donzblock. 2. donzblock. 2. Post #2 T Yes, it is. Of particular interest are the shots Harold Parrott takes at Walter O'Malley; also, Parrott recounts the time in the Brooklyn Dodgers were forced to play a twi-night doubleheader illegally in.


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