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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: 2017-03-28  |  Publisher : Crown Archetype

ISBN 10 : 9780804190022
ISBN 13 : 080419002X

The New York Times Bestseller With inside access and reporting, Sports Illustrated senior baseball writer and FOX Sports analyst Tom Verducci reveals how Theo Epstein and Joe Maddo..


Teammate

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

ISBN 10 : 9780316559423
ISBN 13 : 0316559423

Foreword by Theo Epstein An inspiring memoir from David Ross, the veteran catcher dubbed "Grandpa Rossy," who became the heart and soul of the Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series champi..


My Cubs

Author : Scott Simon  |  Pub Date: 2017-04-11  |  Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780735218048
ISBN 13 : 0735218048

NPR's Scott Simon's personal, heartfelt reflections on his beloved Chicago Cubs, replete with club lore, memorable anecdotes, frenetic fandom and wise and adoring intimacy that hav..


Death Co

Author : David Kaplan  |  Pub Date: 2014-10-07  |  Publisher : Ten Speed Press

ISBN 10 : 9781607745266
ISBN 13 : 1607745267

The definitive guide to the contemporary craft cocktail movement, from one of the highest-profile, most critically lauded, and influential bars in the world. Death & Co is the most..


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...