Lovable Winners: Bryant, Rizzo, and the Rise of the Cubs

On October 12, 2011, Theo Epstein became the new Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations, flipping a switch on the lovable loser franchise and initiating a plan to accomplish in Chicago what he d succeeded in as general manager of the Boston Red Sox ending a World Series drought It would require a complete team tear down and turnover, a new farm system foundation oOn October 12, 2011, Theo Epstein became the new Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations, flipping a switch on the lovable loser franchise and initiating a plan to accomplish in Chicago what he d succeeded in as general manager of the Boston Red Sox ending a World Series drought It would require a complete team tear down and turnover, a new farm system foundation of young talent which Epstein and Cubs GM Jed Hoyer gradually added to with gutsy trades and timely signings After years of rebuilding, Epstein s crystalline vision has been unquestionably realized in the form of one of the most exciting teams in baseball, led by heavyweights like Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant, and Jake Arrieta In Lovable Winners, David Kaplan of CSN Chicago and ESPN Radio goes behind the scenes with the Cubs and their front office, walking the steps of their captivating rise Featuring exclusive interviews with Epstein, owner Tom Ricketts, and other team insiders, this is the definitive account of a new era on the North Side.
Lovable Winners Bryant Rizzo and the Rise of the Cubs On October Theo Epstein became the new Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations flipping a switch on the lovable loser franchise and initiating a plan to accomplish in Chicago what he

  • Title: Lovable Winners: Bryant, Rizzo, and the Rise of the Cubs
  • Author: David Kaplan
  • ISBN: 9781629373263
  • Page: 184
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. I am a big Cub fan and attended Game 3 of the World Series (first Cub home World Series game in 71 years0. Obviously, I enjoyed the book.

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