University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Bill Geivett


Author Bill Geivett, M.Ed., with more than 28 years of experience in professional baseball as a player, scout and front office executive, takes the reader on a trip that is part steps to acquire that first baseball job, part personal insights and stories, and part mentorship in Scouting and Player Development.

"Bill Geivett brings his background in professional baseball to this book and explores not just everything that is needed to know to break into the industry, but also offers thought-provoking and often times humorous glimpses into the world of some well-known pro baseball players.....In fact, the interview tips and general life lessons in this book are not restricted to pro baseball or indeed any sports field, and can be applied equally well to any field to achieve career success. I really liked the interview section presented in this book, which proves that one not only needs the skills, but also a never-give-up, can-do attitude and a passion for the job." - Gisela Dixon review for Readers' Favorite.

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Scheduled events:
Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction
Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction (Seats 12)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Authors: Kathleen Alcalá, Margo Armstrong, J Seelicke, Charlotte Endorf, Kathryn Ferguson, Michael Klassen, Theodore Manno, Nancy Masland, Kate Nagel, Michael Sidebottom Cancelled, Henry Trueblood, Bill Geivett

Book:
Do You Want to Work in Baseball?
Sports
Bookbaby
January 2017
ISBN 9781483586922
Hardcover, 354 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Bill Geivett's- Do You Want to Work in Baseball? Do you want to know the process of acquiring employment in MLB? Have you wondered how baseball scouts evaluate players? Do you want to know more about professional baseball Player Development? Bill Geivett draws on his 28 years of experience in professional baseball to answer these questions. More/less

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