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You Gotta Have Balls

How a Kid from Brooklyn Started From Scratch, Bought Yankee Stadium, and Created a Sports Empire
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ISBN-13:
9781118333198
Einband:
E-Book
Seiten:
224
Autor:
Brandon Steiner
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
E-Book
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Inhaltsangabe

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix

PROLOGUE LAST CALL AT YANKEE STADIUM xi

INTRODUCTION BEING ALL IN xv

Chapter 1 WHAT’S WITH THE WATER IN BROOKLYN? 1

Chapter 2 THE SECRET OF ‘WHAT ELSE?’ 15

Chapter 3 LIFE, DEATH, AND SODA 23

DEWEY HIGH SCHOOL 23

SYRACUSE 30

Chapter 4 YES OR YES 41

IF IT ISN’T EASY, IT ISN’T POSSIBLE 51

Chapter 5 GETTING THE RAISE, THEN THE JOB 57

Chapter 6 THE ONLY SPORTS BAR IN NEW YORK 71

Chapter 7 WAITING TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING 77

MAKING CONNECTIONS 78

THE ‘86 GIANTS 81

MEETING MARA 83

ONE THING LEADS TO ANOTHER 85

ON MY OWN 87

MAKING THE MARKET 90

DREAMING UP APPEARANCES 94

MEDICINE MEN 97

OUR FIRST MAJOR DEAL 102

YOU NEVER KNOW 105

Chapter 8 PLAY THE GAME, NOT THE SCORE 107

RELATIONSHIPS, NOT TRANSACTIONS 111

Chapter 9 TURNING MEMORIES INTO MONEY 115

EXPANDING OUR BUSINESS 115

MY FAVORITE COLLECTIBLE 120

Chapter 10 THE BIG BREAK: YANKEES-STEINER 125

Chapter 11 THE LIGHT IN THE OTHER ROOM 133

Chapter 12 TURNING DIRT INTO DOLLARS 139

Chapter 13 A JEWISH KID MEETS TOUCHDOWN JESUS 143

Chapter 14 THE FINAL DAYS OF YANKEE STADIUM 153

THE FRIEZE 164

THE ORIGINAL BRICKS 166

THE ‘‘I WANT TO THANK THE GOOD LORD FOR MAKING ME A YANKEE’’ SIGN 168

THE BLACK 168

THE FOUL POLES 170

THE CLUBHOUSE CARPET 170

Chapter 15 NOTHING BUT A DREAMER 171

Chapter 16 SANDLOT WISDOM 175

GET EVERYONE TO BUY IN 176

MAKE SURE INDIVIDUALS KNOW WHAT’S EXPECTED OF THEM 177

IF YOU CAN’T MOTIVATE, INCENTIVIZE 178

MAKE EVERYONE FEEL IMPORTANT 179

CONCLUSION WHAT MAKES YOU TICK? 183

INDEX 189

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix
PROLOGUE LAST CALL AT YANKEE STADIUM xi

INTRODUCTION BEING ALL IN xv

Chapter 1 WHAT'S WITH THE WATER IN BROOKLYN? 1

Chapter 2 THE SECRET OF 'WHAT ELSE?' 15

Chapter 3 LIFE, DEATH, AND SODA 23

DEWEY HIGH SCHOOL 23

SYRACUSE 30

Chapter 4 YES OR YES 41

IF IT ISN'T EASY, IT ISN'T POSSIBLE 51

Chapter 5 GETTING THE RAISE, THEN THE JOB 57

Chapter 6 THE ONLY SPORTS BAR IN NEW YORK 71

Chapter 7 WAITING TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING 77

MAKING CONNECTIONS 78

THE '86 GIANTS 81

MEETING MARA 83

ONE THING LEADS TO ANOTHER 85

ON MY OWN 87

MAKING THE MARKET 90

DREAMING UP APPEARANCES 94

MEDICINE MEN 97

OUR FIRST MAJOR DEAL 102

YOU NEVER KNOW 105

Chapter 8 PLAY THE GAME, NOT THE SCORE 107

RELATIONSHIPS, NOT TRANSACTIONS 111

Chapter 9 TURNING MEMORIES INTO MONEY 115

EXPANDING OUR BUSINESS 115

MY FAVORITE COLLECTIBLE 120

Chapter 10 THE BIG BREAK: YANKEES-STEINER 125

Chapter 11 THE LIGHT IN THE OTHER ROOM 133

Chapter 12 TURNING DIRT INTO DOLLARS 139

Chapter 13 A JEWISH KID MEETS TOUCHDOWN JESUS 143

Chapter 14 THE FINAL DAYS OF YANKEE STADIUM 153

THE FRIEZE 164

THE ORIGINAL BRICKS 166

THE ''I WANT TO THANK THE GOOD LORD FOR MAKING ME AYANKEE'' SIGN 168

THE BLACK 168

THE FOUL POLES 170

THE CLUBHOUSE CARPET 170

Chapter 15 NOTHING BUT A DREAMER 171

Chapter 16 SANDLOT WISDOM 175

GET EVERYONE TO BUY IN 176

MAKE SURE INDIVIDUALS KNOW WHAT'S EXPECTED OF THEM 177

IF YOU CAN'T MOTIVATE, INCENTIVIZE 178

MAKE EVERYONE FEEL IMPORTANT 179

CONCLUSION WHAT MAKES YOU TICK? 183

INDEX 189
Inhaltsangabe

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix

PROLOGUE LAST CALL AT YANKEE STADIUM xi

INTRODUCTION BEING ALL IN xv

Chapter 1 WHAT’S WITH THE WATER IN BROOKLYN? 1

Chapter 2 THE SECRET OF ‘WHAT ELSE?’ 15

Chapter 3 LIFE, DEATH, AND SODA 23

DEWEY HIGH SCHOOL 23

SYRACUSE 30

Chapter 4 YES OR YES 41

IF IT ISN’T EASY, IT ISN’T POSSIBLE 51

Chapter 5 GETTING THE RAISE, THEN THE JOB 57

Chapter 6 THE ONLY SPORTS BAR IN NEW YORK 71

Chapter 7 WAITING TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING 77

MAKING CONNECTIONS 78

THE ‘86 GIANTS 81

MEETING MARA 83

ONE THING LEADS TO ANOTHER 85

ON MY OWN 87

MAKING THE MARKET 90

DREAMING UP APPEARANCES 94

MEDICINE MEN 97

OUR FIRST MAJOR DEAL 102

YOU NEVER KNOW 105

Chapter 8 PLAY THE GAME, NOT THE SCORE 107

RELATIONSHIPS, NOT TRANSACTIONS 111

Chapter 9 TURNING MEMORIES INTO MONEY 115

EXPANDING OUR BUSINESS 115

MY FAVORITE COLLECTIBLE 120

Chapter 10 THE BIG BREAK: YANKEES-STEINER 125

Chapter 11 THE LIGHT IN THE OTHER ROOM 133

Chapter 12 TURNING DIRT INTO DOLLARS 139

Chapter 13 A JEWISH KID MEETS TOUCHDOWN JESUS 143

Chapter 14 THE FINAL DAYS OF YANKEE STADIUM 153

THE FRIEZE 164

THE ORIGINAL BRICKS 166

THE ‘‘I WANT TO THANK THE GOOD LORD FOR MAKING ME A YANKEE’’ SIGN 168

THE BLACK 168

THE FOUL POLES 170

THE CLUBHOUSE CARPET 170

Chapter 15 NOTHING BUT A DREAMER 171

Chapter 16 SANDLOT WISDOM 175

GET EVERYONE TO BUY IN 176

MAKE SURE INDIVIDUALS KNOW WHAT’S EXPECTED OF THEM 177

IF YOU CAN’T MOTIVATE, INCENTIVIZE 178

MAKE EVERYONE FEEL IMPORTANT 179

CONCLUSION WHAT MAKES YOU TICK? 183

INDEX 189

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