I am most grateful to the following people who generously agreed
to personal interviews: Commissioner of Baseball Bud Selig and
former commissioners Bowie Kuhn, Peter Ueberroth, and Fay
Vincent; as well as Tal Smith, Roland Hemond, Cal McLish, Cliff
Kachline, Bob Smith, Sal Artiaga, Bob Lurie, David Osinsky, Milt
Bolling, Dan Wilson, Mike Moore, Stan Brand, the late Mickey
Owen, Marty Marion, William Marshall, and Senator Mike Dewine.