The Resource Baseball cop : the dark side of America's national pastime, Eddie Dominguez, with Christian Red and Teri Thompson, (electronic resource)

Baseball cop : the dark side of America's national pastime, Eddie Dominguez, with Christian Red and Teri Thompson, (electronic resource)

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Baseball cop : the dark side of America's national pastime
Title
Baseball cop
Title remainder
the dark side of America's national pastime
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Eddie Dominguez, with Christian Red and Teri Thompson
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eng
Summary
"We Could Clean Up This Game."In the wake of 2005's sometimes contentious, sometimes comical congressional hearings on performance-enhancing drugs in baseball and the subsequent Mitchell Report, Major League Baseball established the Department of Investigations (DOI). An internal and autonomous unit, it was created to not only eliminate the use of steroids, but also to rid baseball of any other illegal, unsavory, or unethical activities. The DOI would investigate the dark side of the national pastime-gambling, age and identity fraud, human trafficking, cover-ups, and more-with the singular purpose of cleaning up the game.Eduardo Dominguez Jr. was a founding member of that first DOI team, leaving a stellar career with the Boston Police Department to join four other "supercops"-a group that included a 9/11 hero, a mob-buster, and narcotics experts-keeping watch over Major League Baseball.A decorated detective as well as a member of an FBI task force, Dominguez was initially reluctant to leave his law-enforcement career to work full-time in baseball. He had already seen the game's underbelly when he worked as a resident security agent (RSA) for the Boston Red Sox in 1999 and become wary of the game's commitment to any kind of reform. Only at the persuasion a widely respected NYPD detective tapped to lead the DOI did Dominguez agree to join the unit, which was the first-and last-of its kind in major American sports. "We could clean up this game," his new boss promised.In Baseball Cop, Dominguez shares the shocking revelations he confronted every day for six years with the DOI and nine as an RSA. He shines a light on the inner workings of the commissioner's office and the complicity of baseball's bosses in dealing with the misdeeds compromising the integrity of the game. Dominguez details the investigations and the obstacles-from the Biogenesis scandal to the perilous trafficking of Cuban players now populating the game to the theft of prospects' signing bonuses by buscones, street agents, and even clubs' employees. He further reveals how the mandates of former senator George Mitchell's report were modified or ignored altogether.Bracing and eye-opening, Baseball Cop is a wake-up call for anyone concerned about America's national pastime
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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1957-
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Dominguez, Eddie
Dewey number
796.357/640973
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LC call number
GV877.5
LC item number
.D66 2018
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
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Read by Jason Culp, Edward Bauer and featuring the author
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  • Red, Christian
  • Thompson, Teri
  • Culp, Jason
  • Bauer, Edward
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  • Dominguez, Eddie
  • Baseball
  • Baseball players
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Baseball cop : the dark side of America's national pastime, Eddie Dominguez, with Christian Red and Teri Thompson, (electronic resource)
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spoken word
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spw
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 07 min., 45 sec.))
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online
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9781549143854
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sound
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digital recording
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(OCoLC)1050332304
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Label
Baseball cop : the dark side of America's national pastime, Eddie Dominguez, with Christian Red and Teri Thompson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 07 min., 45 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781549143854
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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(OCoLC)1050332304
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