The Outrageous Story of Baseball's Super Showman
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there were the Oakland Athletics of the early 1970s, one of the most
successful, most colorful-and most chaotic-baseball teams of all time.
They were all of those things because of Charlie Finley. Not only the
A's owner, he was also the general manager, personally assembling his
team, deciding his players' salaries, and making player moves during the
season-a level of involvement no other owner, not even Steinbrenner,
members, and colleagues, G. Michael Green and Roger D. Launius present
"Baseball's Super Showman" (Time magazine's description of Finley
on the cover of an August 1975 issue) in all his contradictions:
generous yet vengeful, inventive yet destructive. The stories
surrounding him are as colorful as the life he led, the chronicle of
which fills an important gap in baseball's literature.
- Bloomsbury Publishing, July 2010
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