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Winning in Both Leagues Mets to the thrilling come-frombehind victory over the Boston Red Sox, that led to the World Series championship in 1986. Winning in Both Leagues also chronicles the drafting of Billy Beane, who would later be the focus of the New York Times bestseller Moneyball. Cashen, who was a central figure in the fierce competition with New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, excelled at building winning ball clubs, and remains one of only two general managers ever to win a World Series in both leagues. The book covers Cashen’s life from growing up in Baltimore with

Cashen with then 18-year-old Darryl Strawberry. immigrant parents, to graduating from the Maryland School of Law in 1958, to working as an award-winning sportswriter, race track operator, advertising and marketing executive in the beer business, all before entering the baseball world. Jim Palmer, Orioles Hall of Famer and broadcaster, wrote: “Frank Cashen liked being a sportswriter, liked being a lawyer, liked running a brewery, but loved being a baseball general manager. He took his intellect, people skills, great judgment and passion, and became one of the best baseball GMs ever.” Former Major League catcher and broadcaster Tim McCarver described Cashen as “the most versatile man I know; sports, music, writing, the law ~ he could do it all.” Winning in Both Leagues is published by the University of Nebraska 46

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November 2014 Tidewater Times

November 2014 ttimes web magazine  

November 2014 Tidewater Times