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Clearing the Bases Juiced Players, Monster Salaries, Sham Records, and a Hall of Famer's Search for the Soul of Baseball

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ISBN-10: 0060854995

ISBN-13: 9780060854997

Edition: 2006

Authors: Mike Schmidt, Glen Waggoner

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Between 1995, when Mike Schmidt was inducted into the Hall of Fame, and the dawn of the recent "Steroid Era," when baseball's biggest names were as likely to appear before Congress as they were to play in the All-Star Game, our national pastime has devolved into a national punch line. Even though the past two years have witnessed the Red Sox' finally putting an end to the Curse of the Bambino and the White Sox' bringing a championship to the South Side of Chicago for the first time in eighty-seven years, the sad truth is that the 2005 and 2006 seasons may be remembered as much for the league's scandals and blockbuster free-agent signings as they are for historic accomplishments on the…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 3/14/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English