By Andrew Zimbalist
"Once back, Andy Zimbalist proves that not anyone is aware the mysterious internal workings of the easiest online game on the earth higher than he does. With power, thoughtfulness, and fervour, he has parsed the complex international of baseball and proven how very important its company aspect is to its soul—and its survival."
"By baseball from the point of view of the commissioner's workplace and its many demanding situations, Professor Zimbalist has been capable of use his scholar's eye and his fan's middle to determine the sport as an ongoing firm that wishes refreshment. The reasonable yet unsparing portrait of Bud Selig he paints is of a guy who's nobody's idiot and nobody's tool—and now, these people who love the sport desire him to begin the rally that would repair baseball in America's esteem."
—Scott Simon, host of NPR's Weekend version Saturday and writer of Jackie Robinson and the combination of Baseball and Home and Away: Memoir of a Fan
"Baseball books, just like the online game itself, are frequently replete with mistakes. yet Andrew Zimbalist has written a delicately researched but full of life overview of the checklist of the 9 commissioners that's either reasonable and exact. it really is lengthy past due and an outstanding read."
—Fay Vincent, former commissioner of baseball
"Tremendously relaxing and a must-read for baseball lovers. bound to bring up the extent of discourse on sports-talk radio."
—Jim Bouton, former 20-game successful pitcher for the Yankees and writer of Ball Four
"Andrew Zimbalist has performed a truly credible, eminently readable, and interesting activity describing MLB's commissioners, rather Bud Selig, who simply has develop into the main major determine in baseball in many years. whereas Selig won't inevitably percentage all of Zimbalist's perspectives concerning the video game, within the top pursuits of Baseball? has thoughtfully, and maybe uniquely, tracked a few of the thorny concerns that Selig faced in the course of baseball's new golden era."
—John Moores, proprietor of the Padres and member of MLB's government Council
"I continuously inspiration Yogi Berra used to be the wisest resource on baseball, yet Zimbalist has hit a grand slam here."
—Tom Werner, proprietor of the crimson Sox and previous proprietor of the Padres
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