Hardball
  • Author : Daniel Coyle
  • Release Date : 21 December 1994
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 13 : 0061008575
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Hardball

Hardball

Author : Daniel Coyle
Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A journalist describes the struggle of a group of youngsters from a Chicago housing project and their white-collar coaches to triumph in Little League baseball, chronicling their journey from the first practice to the championship game. Reprint....

Hardball

Hardball

Author : Chris Matthews
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Political Science
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How politics is played by one who knows the game... Chris Matthews has spent a quarter century on the playing field of American politics—from right-hand man of Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill to host of NBC's highest rated cable talk show Hardball. In this revised and updated edition ...

Hardball

Hardball

Author : George Stalk,Robert Lachenauer,John Butman
Publisher : Harvard Business Press
Genre : Business & Economics
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Hardball takes leaders deep inside the world of hardball competition - a world where the players are zealously committed to winning and relentlessly driven to strengthen their competitive positions, creating a virtuous cycle that puts them far out of competitors' reach. Based on twenty-five years of experience advising and observing ...

Hardball Selling

Hardball Selling

Author : Robert L Shook
Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
Genre : Business & Economics
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Straightforward secrets and strategies for salespeople who want to join the winning top 5 percent of the sales force •Get your foot in the door •Control the sale without manipulation •Create a sense of urgency •Let the buyer participate •Learn the crucial subtleties of an aggressive approach •Target the biggest sales •...

Hardball on the Home Front

Hardball on the Home Front

Author : Craig Allen Cleve
Publisher : McFarland
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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More than 5000 major and minor league baseball players left the baseball diamond to serve in the military during World War II, but President Roosevelt insisted that baseball still be played to boost the country's morale. More than 400 replacement players made their major league debuts between 1943 and 1945, among them Sal Maglie, ...

The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang

The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang

Author : Grant Barrett
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Political Science
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Here is a wonderful Baedeker to down-and-dirty politics--more than six hundred slang terms straight from the smoke-filled rooms of American political speech. Hatchet Jobs and Hardball: The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang illuminates a rich and colorful segment of our language. Readers will find informative entries on slang terms ...

Hardball PR

Hardball PR

Author : Rusty Cawley
Publisher : iUniverse
Genre : Business & Economics
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To all corporate executives: Warning! There are now thousands of aggressive, ambitious young journalists out there who desperately want to become the next Bob Woodward, the next Mike Wallace or the next Seymour Hersh. They want to get there quick. They want to get there with minimal effort. And they ...

Hardball for Women

Hardball for Women

Author : Pat Heim,Tammy Hughes,Susan K. Golant
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Business & Economics
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The bestselling guide fully updated for the post-Lean In era For nearly two decades, Hardball for Women has shown women how to get ahead in the business world. Whether the arena is a law firm, a medical group, a tech company, or any other work environment, Hardball for Women decodes ...

Hardball Lobbying for Nonprofits

Hardball Lobbying for Nonprofits

Author : B. Hessenius
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Political Science
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This is a no-holds-barred, comprehensive, real-world guide to building political power and successfully lobbying for nonprofits in the 21st century, written by an insider who has been in the trenches as both a lobbyist and a government official....

Hardball

Hardball

Author : Sara Paretsky
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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Chicago politics—past, present, and future—take center stage in this complex and compelling V.I. Warshawki novel from New York Times bestselling author Sara Peretsky. Tracking down missing persons is part of V.I. Warshawski’s job. But Lamont Gadsden has been missing for more than forty years—last ...

Hardball

Hardball

Author : Martin Appel
Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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When Bowie Kuhn became baseball commissioner in 1969, attendance at games was declining, labor disputes were flaring, and many teams were suffering from poor management and marketing. Fifteen years later, when Kuhn retired, the sport was flourishing. Kuhn had overseen tumultuous changes issuing from a challenge to the reserve clause, the 1981 ...

Country Hardball

Country Hardball

Author : Steve Weddle
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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After more than a decade spent in and out of juvenile detention, halfway houses, and jail, Roy Alison returns to his rural hometown determined to do better, to be better. But what he finds is a working-class community devastated by the economic downturn--a town without anything to hold onto but ...

Hardball

Hardball

Author : Steven Barwin
Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Baseball season has begun for the South Coast Sharks. As a senior, Griffin has college in his sights and plans to land himself a baseball scholarship. His determination causes him to turn a blind eye to the hazing of new players by the team captain, Wade. But when Griffin senses ...

Hard Ball

Hard Ball

Author : James Quirk,Rodney D. Fort
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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What can possibly account for the strange state of affairs in professional sports today? There are billionaire owners and millionaire players, but both groups are constantly squabbling over money. Many pro teams appear to be virtual "cash machines," generating astronomical annual revenues, but their owners seem willing to uproot them ...