Download e-book for iPad: Clearing the Bases: Juiced Players, Monster Salaries, Sham by Mike Schmidt

By Mike Schmidt

ISBN-10: 0060854995

ISBN-13: 9780060854997

ISBN-10: 0060855002

ISBN-13: 9780060855000

Clearing the Bases is a much-needed name to hands through certainly one of baseball's most precious gamers. Drawing on his reviews as a 3rd baseman, a supervisor, and, so much lately, a fan, Mike Schmidt takes on every little thing from skyrocketing payrolls, callous vendors, and unapproachable gamers to inflated information, and, in fact, ersatz domestic run kings.

But Schmidt's e-book is going past the Balco research and unending free-agent bonanzas that dominate the again pages. It additionally examines all that is correct with our nationwide hobby, together with interleague play, growth, and, such a lot unusually, higher all-around hitters. Riveting, clever, and illuminating, Clearing the Bases is a corridor of famer's examine how significant League Baseball has misplaced its manner and the way it will possibly head again domestic.

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