By George Castle
Charting the trail of a veteran activities reporter’s profession, Baseball and the Media strains the alterations in baseball assurance from the times of the old-time gamers and scribes to the no-holds-barred (and no proof checked) sports-talk radio of our time. alongside the way in which, citadel introduces readers to the politics of baseball media (does activities journalism even have its purple and blue states?), records the transformation of athletes from function versions to sports-media celebrities, together with emblematic characters corresponding to LaTroy Hawkins and Carl Everett, and illuminates the profound adjustments within the manner activities in general—and baseball in particular—are conveyed to its avid shoppers, who're the losers within the end.
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Baseball and the Media: How Fans Lose in Today's Coverage of the Game by George Castle