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Finley Ball Audiobook Summary

When Charlie Finley bought the A’s in 1960, he was an outsider to the game—an insurance businessman with a larger-than-life personality. He brought his cousin Carl on as his right-hand man, moved the team from Kansas City to Oakland, and pioneered a new way to put together a winning team. With legendary players like Reggie Jackson, Catfish Hunter, and Vida Blue, the Finleys’ Oakland A’s won three straight World Series and riveted the nation.

Now Carl Finley’s daughter Nancy reveals the whole story behind her family’s winning legacy—how her father and uncle developed their scouting strategy, why they employed odd gimmicks like orange baseballs and “mustache bonuses,” and how the success of the ’70s Oakland A’s changed the game of baseball.

Finley Ball Audiobook Narrator

Pam Ward is the narrator of Finley Ball audiobook that was written by Nancy Finley

Pam Ward, an AudioFile Earphones Award–winning narrator, found her true calling reading books for the blind and physically handicapped for the Library of Congress’ Talking Books program. The fact that she can work with Blackstone Audio from the beauty of the mountains of Southern Oregon is an unexpected bonus.

About the Author(s) of Finley Ball

Nancy Finley is the author of Finley Ball

Nancy Finley was two years old when her father, Carl, joined his cousin Charlie Finley as head of the Athletics organization, and she spent her teen years helping out the team whenever she could. She has been interviewed in many sports outlets about the history of the A’s and her personal recollections.

Finley Ball Full Details

NarratorPam Ward
Length7 hours and 16 minutes
AuthorNancy Finley
PublisherBlackstone Publishing
Release dateMarch 28, 2016
ISBN9781504680080

Subjects

According to Blackstone Publishing, the Publisher of Finley Ball Audiobook, Finley Ball includes the following subjects: sports, baseball, Oakland A's, Oakland Athletics, championship teams, world series, As, A's, team, California, Oakland As, Carl Finley, Charlie Finley, Reggie Jackson, Catfish Hunter, Vida Blue, Catfish, 1960s, 1970s The BISAC Subject Code is

Additional info

The imprint is Blackstone Publishing. It is supplied by Blackstone Publishing. The ISBN-10 is 1504680081. The ISBN-13 is 9781504680080.

Global Availability

This book is only available in the United States.

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