Baseball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets
Released! 04/07/2015
Baseball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets
by Steve Kettmann
Hardcover

In 2010, the New York Mets were in trouble. One of baseball’s most valuable franchises, they had recently suffered an embarrassing September collapse and two bitter losing seasons. Their GM had made costly mistakes. And their principle owners were embroiled in the largest financial scam in American history.

To whom did they turn? Sandy Alderson, a former marine who served in Vietnam and graduated from Harvard Law. In 1981, Alderson started in baseball with Oakland, where he led a ... read more