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    • Charlie Finley

    • The Outrageous Story of Baseball's Super Showman
    • By: G. Michael Green, Roger D. Launius
    • Narrated by: Rex Linn
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Before the "Bronx Zoo" of George Steinbrenner and Billy Martin, 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 theseason - a level of involvement no other owner, not even Steinbrenner, engaged in.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a man, what a story

    • By John J. Elert on 11-26-16

    Regular price: $24.95