The Resource The entitled : a tale of modern baseball, Frank Deford, (electronic resource)

The entitled : a tale of modern baseball, Frank Deford, (electronic resource)

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The entitled : a tale of modern baseball
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The entitled
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a tale of modern baseball
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Frank Deford
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eng
Summary
Howie Traveler never made it as a player-his one major league hit and .091 batting average attest to that. He was cursed with that worst of professional maladies, the ill fortune of almost. Now after years of struggling up the coaching ladder, Howie's finally been given his shot: as manager of the Cleveland Indians. But America's pastime has changed. Whether Howie can spot a small flaw in a batter's swing won't matter if he can't manage his superstar outfielder Jay Alcazar, a slugger with enormous talent (and an ego to match). No crisis on the field fazes Jay and no woman off the field ever rejects him. But one night at the hotel Howie sees something at Jay's door he wishes he hadn't...and it leaves Howie with an impossible choice. From six-time National Sportswriter of the Year and NPR commentator Frank Deford comes a richly detailed, page-turning tale that takes you deep into America's game. From the dugouts to the tabloid scandals, from the lights of the field to the glare of the media, The Entitled is the great novel of baseball's modern era
Summary
Howie Traveler, manager of the Cleveland Indians, and his Cuban-American star player, Jay Alcazar, have little interaction off the field until Traveler witnesses an encounter between Alcazar and a woman that ends in a rape charge
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155831
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Midwest
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Deford, Frank
Dewey number
813/.54
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no index present
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fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Baseball managers
  • Baltimore (Md.)
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adult
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The entitled : a tale of modern baseball, Frank Deford, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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MWT11434736
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unknown
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1 online resource
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online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781402233364
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11434736
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The entitled : a tale of modern baseball, Frank Deford, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11434736
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781402233364
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11434736
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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