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Author Lord, John B

Title Bill Giles and Baseball
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2014

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Description 1 online resource (329 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. A Rapid-Fire Exposition of the Business of Baseball from the Beginning to 1981; 2. Bill Giles and Major League Baseball's Network TV Deals, 1983-1995; 3. Collusion; 4. The Rise and Fall of Fay Vincent; 5. Era of Unrest: The Strike of 1994 and the 1996 Collective Bargaining Agreement; 6. Expansion, Realignment, and Interleague Play: Bringing Baseball into the 1990s; 7. The Evolution of Baseball's Governance System; 8. Toward a New Era of Labor Peace: The 2002 Collective Bargaining Agreement; 9. Bill Giles and His Baseball Team
10. Bill Giles and His Ballparks11. From the Depths of 2002 to the Heights of 2012: Nine Reasons Why Baseball Is Booming; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Bill Giles oversaw one of the greatest eras of winning that the Philadelphia Phillies ever enjoyed. In Bill Giles and Baseball, John Lord chronicles Giles' remarkable career--which includes 44 years with the Phillies--to provide an insider's view of the business of the sport, which takes place off the field. Based on extensive interviews, Bill Giles and Baseball spans Giles' life from his childhood growing up in the game to the tumultuous years he spent as the president and managing partner of the Phillies. Purchasing the team in 1981
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Giles, Bill, 1934-
Giles, Bill, 1934-
Giles, Bill, 1934-
Philadelphia Phillies (Baseball team)
Philadelphia Phillies (Baseball team)
Baseball team owners -- United States -- Biography
GAMES -- Gambling -- Sports.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Business Aspects.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Essays.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- History.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Reference.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Sports.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- General.
Baseball team owners
United States
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2013043279
ISBN 9781439907887
1439907889
9781439907863
1439907862