The Resource Finley ball: : how two outsiders turned the Oakland A's into a dynasty and changed the game forever, Nancy Finley, (eaudio)

Finley ball: : how two outsiders turned the Oakland A's into a dynasty and changed the game forever, Nancy Finley, (eaudio)

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Finley ball: : how two outsiders turned the Oakland A's into a dynasty and changed the game forever
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Finley ball:
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how two outsiders turned the Oakland A's into a dynasty and changed the game forever
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Finley
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Language
eng
Summary
When Charlie Finley bought the A's in 1960, he was an outsider to the game-an insurance businessman with a larger-than-life personality. He brought his cousin Carl on as his right-hand man, moved the team from Kansas City to Oakland, and pioneered a new way to put together a winning team. With legendary players like Reggie Jackson, Catfish Hunter, and Vida Blue, the Finleys' Oakland A's won three straight World Series and riveted the nation. Now Carl Finley's daughter Nancy reveals the whole story behind her family's winning legacy-how her father and uncle developed their scouting strategy, why they employed odd gimmicks like orange baseballs and "mustache bonuses," and how the success of the '70s Oakland A's changed the game of baseball
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Finley, Nancy
Dewey number
796.357/640979466
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not applicable
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other
PerformerNote
Read by Pam Ward
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ward, Pam
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oakland Athletics (Baseball team)
  • Finley, Charles Oscar
  • Finley, Carl A
  • Baseball team owners
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adult
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Finley ball: : how two outsiders turned the Oakland A's into a dynasty and changed the game forever, Nancy Finley, (eaudio)
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digital storage
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 16 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781504680066
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11597725
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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11597725
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MWT11597725
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Finley ball: : how two outsiders turned the Oakland A's into a dynasty and changed the game forever, Nancy Finley, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 16 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504680066
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11597725
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11597725
System control number
MWT11597725
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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