The Story of Sports and Money, and the Visionaries Who Fought to Create a Revolution
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (9.37 hours)
Product Number: Z100136028
Released: Feb 12, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781508212843
Narrator/s: George Newbern
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Author(s): Matthew Futterman
Original Publish Date: Apr 26, 2016

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Author(s): Matthew Futterman
Product Number EB00614596
Released: Apr 26, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: #9781476716978

Professional reviews

"Anyone who follows sports knows money is at the crux of, well, everything. What Matthew Futterman details, and what George Newbern clearly describes, is the genesis of how money took root in the games we love. Newburn's storytelling abilities help give an identity to the real-life characters in many athletic, marketing, and contractual endeavors. Futterman's narrative is fascinating; it's not bogged down in too many statistics. Newbern's narration fits the story well--with the right amount of intonation, surprise, and inflection. Chapters include a variety of topics: Catfish Hunter's battle over an annuity in baseball, the founding of a sports academy, and the biography of vanguard agent Mark McCormack are three of the best ones, with Newbern keeping perfect pace. M.B. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine"

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