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March 6, 2013

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Names of Baseball Men as Recorded In Dollar Sign On The Muscle

by Sam Miller

Among the names of baseball men, as recorded by the author Kevin Kerrane, in the book Dollar Sign On The Muscle, a work of non-fiction: 

Scouts

Writers

  • Buzz Saidt

Players

Executives

Coaches/Managers

Official Scorers

  • Morry Moorawnick

Hypothetical Foils

  • Coach Snobblejock

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Richard Bergstrom

Um, what's this? I mean, I can google it.. but what's this? Just a list of interesting names?

Mar 06, 2013 10:32 AM
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BP staff member Sam Miller
BP staff

Yes

Mar 06, 2013 10:36 AM
 
BP staff member Mike Fast
BP staff

From an excellent (but out of print) book.

Mar 06, 2013 11:32 AM
 
Richard Bergstrom

Your name would've made this list if it was in the book :)

Mar 06, 2013 11:49 AM
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NotMrTibbs

Where did you find a copy!?

Mar 06, 2013 11:22 AM
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BP staff member Sam Miller
BP staff

I had my wife buy me a used copy for Christmas. It was the 1999 edition, with the game-action art on the cover, and I think it cost $48 in good condition. I see now no used copies for less than $70, so it might be that the price fluctuates a bit. It's really, really great, incidentally.

Mar 06, 2013 11:31 AM
 
BP staff member Mike Fast
BP staff

You can find it at your local library using inter-library loan.

Mar 06, 2013 11:33 AM
 
BP staff member Sam Miller
BP staff

It was stolen from and unavailable at my local library :(

Mar 06, 2013 11:53 AM
 
apilgrim

Worldcat library search. If you are near Los Angeles, it is available at USC, UC Irvine, LA Public Library System, Cal State Fullerton (among others).

Mar 06, 2013 13:49 PM
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BP staff member Mike Fast
BP staff

Wait a minute...it wasn't stolen from your local library shortly before Christmas, was it?

Mar 06, 2013 18:12 PM
 
BP staff member Matt Kory
BP staff

Snobblejock?

Mar 06, 2013 13:50 PM
 
apilgrim

This is also interesting: A list of books that fall under the card catalog of su:Baseball Scouting United States from Worldcat

http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_bks&q=dollar+sign+on+the+muscle&fq=dt%3Abks

Mar 06, 2013 13:57 PM
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apilgrim

Sorry wrong link-this is the correct link
http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3ABaseball+Scouting+United+States.&fq=&dblist=638&start=1&qt=page_number_link

Mar 06, 2013 13:58 PM
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