License to Deal: A Season on the Run with a Maverick Baseball Agent

License to Deal: A Season on the Run with a Maverick Baseball Agent❰Download❯ ➻ License to Deal: A Season on the Run with a Maverick Baseball Agent Author Jerry Crasnick – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk The movie Jerry Maguire and HBO series Arli barely skimmed the surface Now the true inside story of the sports agent business is exposed as never beforeDuring baseball s evolution from national pastim The movie Jerry Deal: A ePUB ↠ Maguire and HBO series Arli barely skimmed the surface Now the true inside story of the sports agent business is exposed as never beforeDuring baseball s evolution from national pastime to License to PDF or abillion business, the game s agents have played a pivotal role in driving and some might say ruining the sport In a world of unchecked egos and minimal regulation, client stealing and financial inducements have to Deal: A Kindle × become commonplace, leading many to label the field a cesspool, devoid of loyalties and filled with predatorsMatt Sosnick entered these shark infested waters in , leaving a job as CEO of a San Francisco high tech company to represent ballplayers and hoping to do so while keeping his romantic love of baseball and his integrity intact License to Deal follows Sosnick as he deals with his up and coming clients his most famous is therookie of the year pitching sensation Dontrelle Willis We become privy to never before disclosed stories behind the rise of baseball s most powerful agent, Scott Boras And we get a novel perspective on the art of the deal and the economics of baseballBy one of baseball s most respected sportswriters, who is now ESPN s lead Insider baseball reporter, License to Deal, like Michael Lewis s bestselling Moneyball, will provide fuel for many a heated baseball discussion. I feel like this should have been better, but it was interesting. Interesting look at the world of a baseball agent Matt Sosnick, along with his partner Paul Cobbe, run a smallish, but growing, agency at least it was when this book was written It s a little bit of an underdog story, with the bigger agencies none too shy about stealing their players Jerry Crasnick spent a lot of time hanging out with Sosnick and provides a great look at how an agent goes about scouting players or hiring a scout to do a lot of that work , preparing for the draft, working t Interesting look at the world of a baseball agent Matt Sosnick, along with his partner Paul Cobbe, run a smallish, but growing, agency at least it was when this book was written It s a little bit of an underdog story, with the bigger agencies none too shy about stealing their players Jerry Crasnick spent a lot of time hanging out with Sosnick and provides a great look at how an agent goes about scouting players or hiring a scout to do a lot of that work , preparing for the draft, working the phones on draft day, and just generally communicating with his clients.It does come off a bit too Sosnick is a great guy at times, though there are other viewpoints included from other agents and former clients that paint him as in over his head and slightly immature The biggest criticism seems to be he s too much about being your friend and not enough about being a tough representative Others rip him for not knowing enough about baseball itself After reading this, I m not sure I d hire him to represent my son, but I m sure there are worse choices.The book also includes quite a bit on Scott Boras It was interesting to me to see some of the bonus baby flops he s repped over the years This book is 8 9 years old and talks a lot about players drafted in 2003 04 Most of the ones Boras negotiated big money bonuses for at least as mentioned in this book are long since out of the game, many of them without ever having reached the big leagues Awesome book depicting the relationship between the mid level agent and the baseball players they represent They focus a lot on the relationship of Dontrelle Willis and his agent Matt Sosnick It s one of my favorites. Interesting information about managing professional baseball players Not the most amazing read unless you are really interested in the management business I thought it would haveabout the athletes and the sport itself. Baseball agents SKOW PRESENT 7 10 2005 A poor man s Moneyball A little slow at the start, but then it pick up in the middle Might beinteresting in a few years when some on the players actually make it to the pros. Had to read this book as part of a Sport Management class in college I am a baseball fan really enjoyed the business behind scouting and the agent player relationship Had to read this book as part of a Sport Management class in college I am a baseball fan really enjoyed the business behind scouting and the agent player relationship A great book if you re a baseball fan and wondered what it was like to a baseball agent. Interesting behind the scenes look at the world of baseball agents The highlight was a minute by minute recounting of draft day.

License to Deal: A Season on the Run with a Maverick
    License to Deal: A Season on the Run with a Maverick tech company to represent ballplayers and hoping to do so while keeping his romantic love of baseball and his integrity intact License to Deal follows Sosnick as he deals with his up and coming clients his most famous is therookie of the year pitching sensation Dontrelle Willis We become privy to never before disclosed stories behind the rise of baseball s most powerful agent, Scott Boras And we get a novel perspective on the art of the deal and the economics of baseballBy one of baseball s most respected sportswriters, who is now ESPN s lead Insider baseball reporter, License to Deal, like Michael Lewis s bestselling Moneyball, will provide fuel for many a heated baseball discussion. I feel like this should have been better, but it was interesting. Interesting look at the world of a baseball agent Matt Sosnick, along with his partner Paul Cobbe, run a smallish, but growing, agency at least it was when this book was written It s a little bit of an underdog story, with the bigger agencies none too shy about stealing their players Jerry Crasnick spent a lot of time hanging out with Sosnick and provides a great look at how an agent goes about scouting players or hiring a scout to do a lot of that work , preparing for the draft, working t Interesting look at the world of a baseball agent Matt Sosnick, along with his partner Paul Cobbe, run a smallish, but growing, agency at least it was when this book was written It s a little bit of an underdog story, with the bigger agencies none too shy about stealing their players Jerry Crasnick spent a lot of time hanging out with Sosnick and provides a great look at how an agent goes about scouting players or hiring a scout to do a lot of that work , preparing for the draft, working the phones on draft day, and just generally communicating with his clients.It does come off a bit too Sosnick is a great guy at times, though there are other viewpoints included from other agents and former clients that paint him as in over his head and slightly immature The biggest criticism seems to be he s too much about being your friend and not enough about being a tough representative Others rip him for not knowing enough about baseball itself After reading this, I m not sure I d hire him to represent my son, but I m sure there are worse choices.The book also includes quite a bit on Scott Boras It was interesting to me to see some of the bonus baby flops he s repped over the years This book is 8 9 years old and talks a lot about players drafted in 2003 04 Most of the ones Boras negotiated big money bonuses for at least as mentioned in this book are long since out of the game, many of them without ever having reached the big leagues Awesome book depicting the relationship between the mid level agent and the baseball players they represent They focus a lot on the relationship of Dontrelle Willis and his agent Matt Sosnick It s one of my favorites. Interesting information about managing professional baseball players Not the most amazing read unless you are really interested in the management business I thought it would haveabout the athletes and the sport itself. Baseball agents SKOW PRESENT 7 10 2005 A poor man s Moneyball A little slow at the start, but then it pick up in the middle Might beinteresting in a few years when some on the players actually make it to the pros. Had to read this book as part of a Sport Management class in college I am a baseball fan really enjoyed the business behind scouting and the agent player relationship Had to read this book as part of a Sport Management class in college I am a baseball fan really enjoyed the business behind scouting and the agent player relationship A great book if you re a baseball fan and wondered what it was like to a baseball agent. Interesting behind the scenes look at the world of baseball agents The highlight was a minute by minute recounting of draft day. "/>
  • Hardcover
  • 312 pages
  • License to Deal: A Season on the Run with a Maverick Baseball Agent
  • Jerry Crasnick
  • English
  • 08 July 2018
  • 1594860246