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Product Description: With its iconic stars and gleaming ballparks, baseball has been one of the most captivating forms of modern popular culture. In Expanding the Strike Zone, Daniel A. Gilbert examines the history and meaning of the sport's tumultuous changes since the mid-twentieth century, amid Major League Baseball's growing global influence...read more

Hardcover:

9781558499966 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, August 31, 2013, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: With its iconic stars and gleaming ballparks, baseball has been one of the most captivating forms of modern popular culture.

Paperback:

9781558499973 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, August 31, 2013, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: ** 2014 SABR Research Award Winner ** With its iconic stars and gleaming ballparks, baseball has been one of the most captivating forms of modern popular culture.

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Product Description: Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of major league teams and the dugouts...read more
By Scott Brick (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9780307966957 | Unabridged edition (Random House, September 6, 2011), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball.

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Product Description: In 1995, William B. Gould IV, then chairman of the National Labor Relations Board, cast the deciding vote to obtain the injunction that ended the longest strike in baseball history. Sixteen years of peaceful relations between baseball labor and management have followed, as well as unprecedented prosperity in a relationship that had just endured 30 years of strikes and lockouts...read more

Paperback:

9780786465156 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, June 15, 2011, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In 1995, William B.

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Product Description: From the introduction of the reserve clause in 1879 to the lockout and new basic agreement of 1990, baseball players have been engaged in one of the longest and most colorful labor struggles in our nation’s history. The Imperfect Diamond tells the stories of the players and their opponents, the powerful owners: how John Montgomery Ward led the Players League Rebellion of 1890; the rise and fall of David Fultz and the Baseball Players Fraternity (1912–18); the iron-fisted regime of Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis; the case of Danny Gardella vs...read more
By Robert W. Creamer (foreword by)

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9780803233607 | Bison Books, April 1, 2010, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: From the introduction of the reserve clause in 1879 to the lockout and new basic agreement of 1990, baseball players have been engaged in one of the longest and most colorful labor struggles in our nation’s history.

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Product Description: “You need know absolutely nothing about baseball to appreciate the wit, snap, economy . . . and incisiveness of [Moneyball]. Lewis has hit another one out of the park.” ―Janet Maslin, New York Times Billy Beane, the Oakland A’s general manager, is leading a revolution...read more

Paperback:

9780393338393 | Rep mti edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, August 22, 2011), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: “You need know absolutely nothing about baseball to appreciate the wit, snap, economy .

CD/Spoken Word:

9780739317747 | Abridged edition (Random House, July 27, 2004), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball.

Prebinding:

9781439566206 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 20, 2008), cover price $22.95 | also contains Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game | About this edition: Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball.
9781417663040 | Turtleback Books, April 1, 2004, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: Explains how Billy Beene, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, is using a new kind of thinking to build a successful and winning baseball team without spending enormous sums of money.

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Product Description: Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of major league teams and the dugouts...read more

Hardcover:

9780786259687 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, December 1, 2003), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A New York Times Bestseller The funniest, smartest, and most contrarian book since Lewis's Liar's Poker, Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball.
9780393057652 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 2003, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Explains how Billy Beene, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, is using a new kind of thinking to build a successful and winning baseball team without spending enormous sums of money.

Paperback:

9780393324815 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 2004), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Explains how Billy Beene, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, is using a new kind of thinking to build a successful and winning baseball team without spending enormous sums of money.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780739308165 | Abridged edition (Random House, May 1, 2003), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Explains how Billy Beene, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, is using a new kind of thinking to build a successful and winning baseball team without spending enormous sums of money.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780739308158 | Abridged edition (Random House, May 1, 2003), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Explains how Billy Beene, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, is using a new kind of thinking to build a successful and winning baseball team without spending enormous sums of money.

Prebinding:

9781439566206 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 20, 2008), cover price $22.95 | also contains Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game | About this edition: Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball.

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A behind-the-scenes exposé of the illicit activities of major league baseball players, told from the perspective of a MVP Award-winning athlete whose career was marked by steroid use, discusses how increasingly higher salaries enabled he and his fellow athletes to engage in increasingly destructive lifestyles of sex, partying, and performance-enhancing drugs. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.

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9780060746407 | Regan Books, February 1, 2005, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The star outfielder of the Oakland Athletics reveals how he used anabolic steroids to enhance his own performance and how he passed that knowledge on to coaches and fellow players, transforming baseball into today's record-breaking sport.

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9780060746414 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, March 1, 2006), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The star outfielder of the Oakland Athletics reveals how he used anabolic steroids to enhance his own performance and how he passed that knowledge on to coaches and fellow players, transforming baseball into today's record-breaking sport.

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'This work examines how the sport has prospered and suffered during the free agency era, based in large part on how the game's various revenue streams are allocated. It further examines the revenue sharing plan in baseball's current collective bargainingagreement, identifying flaws that may well undermine its long-term effectiveness'--Provided by publisher.

Paperback:

9780786422203 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, November 30, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: 'This work examines how the sport has prospered and suffered during the free agency era, based in large part on how the game's various revenue streams are allocated.

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Product Description: Why are baseball players paid so much money? Written by a legal scholar and salary arbitrator, this book explains how a few thousand young men obtain their extraordinary riches. It juggles personal experience with business economics, game theory and baseball history. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9781566397742 | Temple Univ Pr, May 5, 2000, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: Why are baseball players paid so much money?

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The legendary Hall of Fame second baseman shares his observations on what has been right and wrong about professional baseball over the past twenty years

Hardcover:

9780609605240 | 1 edition (Crown Pub, September 1, 1999), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The legendary Hall of Fame second baseman shares his observations on what has been right and wrong about professional baseball over the past twenty years

Miscellaneous:

9780609607015 | Crown Pub, September 29, 1999, cover price $25.00

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Product Description: When major league baseball cancelled its 1994 season following a player strike, fans were shocked that the national pastime could be brought to a standstill by a collective bargaining dispute. The strike was largely responsible for bringing the economics of the game into sports discussions and raising questions about the business of baseball...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780275957063 | Praeger Pub Text, June 30, 1997, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: When major league baseball cancelled its 1994 season following a player strike, fans were shocked that the national pastime could be brought to a standstill by a collective bargaining dispute.

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Product Description: This collection of contributions by 14 professional economists analyzes the current economic issues in major league baseball. Most of these issues are related to the recent disputes between owners and players over a collective bargaining agreement and between large-market and small-market owners over revenue sharing...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By John Fizel (editor), Elizabeth Gustafson (editor) and Lawrence Hadley (editor)

Hardcover:

9780275955595 | Praeger Pub Text, October 30, 1996, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: This collection of contributions by 14 professional economists analyzes the current economic issues in major league baseball.

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Product Description: From the introduction of the reserve clause in 1879 to the lockout and new basic agreement of 1990, baseball players have been engaged in one of the longest and most colorful labor struggles in our nation’s history. The Imperfect Diamond tells the stories of the players and their opponents, the powerful owners: how John Montgomery Ward led the Players League Rebellion of 1890; the rise and fall of David Fultz and the Baseball Players Fraternity (1912–18); the iron-fisted regime of Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis; the case of Danny Gardella vs...read more

Paperback:

9780306804304 | Revised edition (Da Capo Pr, May 1, 1991), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: From the introduction of the reserve clause in 1879 to the lockout and new basic agreement of 1990, baseball players have been engaged in one of the longest and most colorful labor struggles in our nation’s history.

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