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    Dallas Green is a senior advisor to the general manager of the Philadelphia Phillies Major League Baseball team, and a former professional baseball pitcher and manager of the Phillies, the New York Yankees, and the New York Mets. He lives in Conowingo, Maryland. Alan Maimon is an award-winning journalist who has worked with the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the Louisville Courier-Journal, and the New York Times. He is the author of Shane Victorino: The Flyin’ Hawaiian. He lives in Las Vegas.

    From profanity-laced clubhouse tirades and outspoken opinions on the state of the game to tears at an emotional funeral for his murdered granddaughter, Dallas Green tells his story for the first time in this autobiography. In his nearly 60 years in baseball as a pitcher; manager of three franchises, including both New York squads, the Mets and Yankees; general manager; and executive, Dallas Green has never minced words or shied away from making enemies. Though many bristled at his gruff style, nobody could argue with the result of his leadership: as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies, he led the team to a World Series championship in 1980 and as general manger of the Chicago Cubs, he pulled off one of the most lopsided trades in the history of the sport by dealing journeyman Ivan DeJesus to the Phillies in exchange for Larry Bowa and future Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg. This larger-than-life baseball personality shares insights from the mound, the dugout, and the front office as well as anecdotes of some of the game’s biggest stars and encounters with the press, player agents, and the unions. Dallas Green also shares his feelings about his granddaughter, Christina-Taylor Green, who was shot and killed by a deranged stalker in Tucson, Arizona, during an assassination attempt on the life of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Knowing that the loss of his beloved granddaughter has irrevocably changed him, Green discusses how, in the wake of her death, baseball became a coping mechanism for him.


    ISBN 9781600788055
    Genre SPORTS & RECREATION / Baseball / General
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 342
    Publisher Date 2013-05-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Triumph Books
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 9.25 in
    Wdth 6.25 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 1.35 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle My Six Outspoken Decades in Baseball
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Green, Dallas

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