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The Resource The Pittsburgh cocaine seven : how a ragtag group of fans took the fall for major league baseball, Aaron Skirboll

The Pittsburgh cocaine seven : how a ragtag group of fans took the fall for major league baseball, Aaron Skirboll

Label
The Pittsburgh cocaine seven : how a ragtag group of fans took the fall for major league baseball
Title
The Pittsburgh cocaine seven
Title remainder
how a ragtag group of fans took the fall for major league baseball
Statement of responsibility
Aaron Skirboll
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Eerily prescient of times to come, this expose examines drug use in Major League Baseball (MLB) during the mid-1980s and one of the biggest drug trials in baseball history. Through a series of exclusive interviews with FBI agents, U.S. attorneys, defence lawyers, journalists, former baseball executives, physicians, and the dealers themselves, the narrative provides a behind-the-scenes look into how the players managed their habits, the effect of the drugs on their athletic performance, and the ruses the players concocted to keep their drug consumption from becoming public knowledge. Among the
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Skirboll, Aaron
Dewey number
796.357/640974886
Index
index present
LC call number
GV863.A1
LC item number
S436 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Pittsburgh Pirates (Baseball team)
  • Baseball
  • Baseball
  • Baseball players
  • Doping in sports
  • Pittsburgh Pirates (Baseball team)
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • Baseball
  • Baseball
  • Baseball players
  • Doping in sports
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States
Label
The Pittsburgh cocaine seven : how a ragtag group of fans took the fall for major league baseball, Aaron Skirboll
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Prologue : Tough Talk; Part I 1979-City of Champions; 1. The Parrot ; 2. The Pirates ; 3. The Loner Meets the Star ; Part II The 1980s-High Times; 4. The Lefty; 5. Big League Call-up; 6. The Kings of Pittsburgh ; 7. Strung Out; Part III The Heat; 8. A Night in L .A. ; 9. The Agents; 10. The Wire; 11. Grant Street ; 12. Busted; 13. The United States Versus Curtis Strong ; Part IV Aftermath; 14. The Response; 15. Postgame ; Epilogue : Déjà Vu; Acknowledgments; Notes ; Bibliography; Index
Control code
690213784
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (277 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781569767641
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
70ccc495-2ba8-439c-81e2-4bc90a9795e2
Publisher number
MWT11333806
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)690213784
Label
The Pittsburgh cocaine seven : how a ragtag group of fans took the fall for major league baseball, Aaron Skirboll
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Prologue : Tough Talk; Part I 1979-City of Champions; 1. The Parrot ; 2. The Pirates ; 3. The Loner Meets the Star ; Part II The 1980s-High Times; 4. The Lefty; 5. Big League Call-up; 6. The Kings of Pittsburgh ; 7. Strung Out; Part III The Heat; 8. A Night in L .A. ; 9. The Agents; 10. The Wire; 11. Grant Street ; 12. Busted; 13. The United States Versus Curtis Strong ; Part IV Aftermath; 14. The Response; 15. Postgame ; Epilogue : Déjà Vu; Acknowledgments; Notes ; Bibliography; Index
Control code
690213784
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (277 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781569767641
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
70ccc495-2ba8-439c-81e2-4bc90a9795e2
Publisher number
MWT11333806
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)690213784

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