The story of how major league sports finally came to Seattle - and then left after only one year. Stadium politics remain at the heart of Seattle's ongoing struggle with sports, even nearly 50 years later, as the city vies for a NBA team. - Publishers Weeklyleague ball club, and the city had established itself as truly major league. ... The American League team owners bumble their way through the narrative. ... Scholars who have written about the business of sports focus on the doubtful economic benefits of acquiring a new franchise ... Boosters such as the indefatigable Ford dealer Joe Gandy and more circumspect movers and shakers such as Ed Carlsonanbsp;...
|Title||:||Becoming Big League|
|Author||:||William H. Mullins|
|Publisher||:||University of Washington Press - 2013-06-20|