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The Plan: Epstein, Maddon, and the Audacious Blueprint for a Cubs Dynasty


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 of young talent which Epstein and Cubs GM Jed Hoyer gradually added to with gutsy trades and timely signings. After years…

Plan

Author : David Kaplan  |  Pub Date: 2017-05-01  |  Publisher : Triumph Books

ISBN 10 : 9781633197558
ISBN 13 : 1633197557

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..


The Cubs Way

Author : Tom Verducci  |  Pub Date: 2017  |  Publisher : Crown Archetype

ISBN 10 : 9780804190015
ISBN 13 : 0804190011

With inside access and reporting, Sports Illustrated senior baseball writer and FOX Sports analyst Tom Verducci reveals how Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon built, led, and inspired the..


Teammate

Author : David Ross  |  Pub Date: 2017-05-09  |  Publisher : Hachette Books

ISBN 10 : 9780316559423
ISBN 13 : 0316559423

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER USA TODAY BESTSELLER Packed with "compelling inside stories" (Chicago Tribune), Teammate is the inspiring memoir from "Grandpa Rossy," the veteran catcher..


Ernie Banks

Author : Phil Rogers  |  Pub Date: 2011-04-01  |  Publisher : Triumph Books

ISBN 10 : 9781617495137
ISBN 13 : 1617495131

Respected by his baseball peers, beloved by Chicago fans and teammates, Ernie Banks did everything there was to do in the game he loved. Everything, that is, except play in a World..


Before The Curse

Author : Carson Cunningham  |  Pub Date: 2012-01-15  |  Publisher : University of Illinois Press

ISBN 10 : 0252093364
ISBN 13 : 9780252093364

Before the Curse: The Chicago Cubs' Glory Years, 1870–1945 brings to life the early history of the much beloved and often heartbreaking Chicago Cubs. Originally called the Chicag..


Theo Logy

Author : John Frascella  |  Pub Date: 2009  |  Publisher : Sterling & Ross Pub Incorporated

ISBN 10 : 0981453694
ISBN 13 : 9780981453699

A profile of Major League Baseball's youngest general manager discusses his abrupt departure after the Sox's triumphant 2005 season and his surprise return in 2006, in an account t..


Second To Home

Author : Ryne Sandberg  |  Pub Date: 1995-01-01  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1566250404
ISBN 13 : 9781566250405

An autobiography of Chicago Cubs second baseman Ryne Sandberg, who retired from baseball in 1994...