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Today's Cooperstown Confidential

Cooperstown Confidential Archive of articles from 2002 through 2004 (search archive using keyword "confidential")

A Trade of MVPs
A Tribute to Catfish Hunter
Roberto Clemente Walker
Saying So Long To Starg
The Baby Bull Visits The Hall Of Fame
The First All-Black Lineup

Memories of the Mustache Gang (a diary of the 1972 A's season):

First Half of Season
Second Half of Season
Where Are They Now - The 1972 Oakland A's?

1972 Oakland A's - see cards from the Guru's famous baseball board game (find out how much each player was worth in scale dollars!)

See a description of the entire season set - 1972 Season Home Page Clubhouse!

Baseball Analysis Home   Bruce Markusen / Hall of Fame

About the Author
Bruce Markusen has worked at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum since 1995. In September of 2000, he became the Hall of Fame's Manager of Program Presentations, after having worked as a Senior Researcher in the Hall's Library. In his various capacities at the Hall of Fame, he has written numerous articles for publication, conducted audio-visual interviews for the Hall's archives, and narrated Hall of Fame video productions.

Look for his newest book, A Baseball Dynasty: Charlie Finley's Swingin' A's, which was released in November 2002.


Markusen has written three previous books. His latest book, "The Orlando Cepeda Story", was published in the Fall of 2001 and is currently available from Arte Publico Press. His first book, "Baseball's Last Dynasty: Charlie Finley's Oakland A's", won the Seymour Award from the Society for American Baseball Research as the best baseball book of 1998. His second book, "Roberto Clemente: The Great One", was also published in 1998. Markusen has also written for Baseball Digest, Elysian Fields Quarterly, Oldtyme Baseball News, and a variety of Web sites.

Bruce and his wife, Sue, reside in Cooperstown, NY.

Bruce Markusen

Personal Endorsements
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of my favorite championship team, the 1972 Oakland A's.

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