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by David Luchuk

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Author:
David Luchuk
ISBN13:
978-0786428120
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0786428120
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Publisher:
McFarland & Company (February 21, 2007)
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The 2001-2002 offseason was a tumultuous one for Major League Baseball. The commissioner's move to contract two teams, voted on and approved by league owners in a 28-2 vote, left fans in several cities fearing for the future of their teams. The Montreal Expos, with a recent history of poor play and even poorer attendance, seemed an obvious choice. Canada's only other big league franchise, the Toronto Blue Jays, had voted in favor of the commissioner's proposal but seemed as likely a candidate as either of the teams targeted by owners. This book examines the 2002 season of the Expos and the Blue Jays, setting events against the backdrop of a long-nurtured urban rivalry between Montreal and Toronto. Chapters cover the summer of 2002 month-by-month, supplementing on- and off-field events with a wealth of historical background and showing how competition placed the Expos and Blue Jays as well as their two host cities on permanently divergent paths.
  • The author goes to great lengths in the promotional literature to state he will speak of how the rivalry between the two cities led to conditions which led to the Expos leaving. He really doesn't get around to it until the final chapter and his argument wasn't convincing in that the conditions he described were not necessarily Toronto's fault, but rather were those of Montréalers and the consortium.

    The structure of the book is a chronological mix of the 2002 baseball season for both teams and a decent outline of urban planning in Canada. As 2002-2003 were probably the years I was most excitedly following the Expos, I looked forward to this. But the author really leaned heavily on secondary sources -- mostly newspaper clippings -- to compile the season's history and didn't provide any real original research or new conclusions. The lack of original sources was a tad disappointing -- especially as I had this book on pre-order for more than four months.

    A couple minor mistakes also got through the editing process and the author tries to argue (regarding the proposed Labatt Park) in chapter 10 that new stadiums don't promote urban revival, using the examples of Detroit and Toronto not improving their areas. Yet he doesn't analyze Baltimore, Denver and the south of Market area in San Francisco, where new ballparks did directly improve the neighborhoods.

  • Montreal Expos fans still grieve for the loss of Les Expos. This book is interesting and makes some good points. Since the amount of material on the Expos is so limited, I couldn't pass it up. Not inside info like you get with Brochu or Gallagher, but worth the price. Les Expos sont la!

  • I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book, particularly how the writing style created endless heart racing reliving the memories of good games by both the Jays and the Expos. The style also easily brought the emotions back too, good ones and sad ones that Canada lost a fine piece of history.

    I would also like to say that if I were a teacher in a classroom I would recommend students read this book. It used the head fake very well in getting history into the heads while reading about sports. Great head fake, Randy Pausch would be proud. I know as a parent my children will have this on their recommended reading list from me.

    Well done!