When Claude Brochu's ownership group took control of the Montreal Expos in November of 1990, Expos fans -- and all supporters of "small market" professional teams across North America -- celebrated a victory for baseball as it was meant to be. Stubbornly refusing to be toppled by the ever-encroaching interests of Big Business, Brochu was determined to keep the team in Montreal. And he succeeded -- at least in the short term. Having pried the Expos from the hands of American investors bent on moving the team to the States, Claude Brochu breathed new life into baseball in Montreal, giving hope to all who still dared to imagine that a ball club could truly belong to a community. Written with all the fiery passion of a devoted fan, Claude Brochu's My Turn at Bat: The Sad Saga of the Expos is an emotionally charged, behind-the-scenes look at the rebirth and ultimate demise of baseball in Montreal. Kicking open boardroom doors and throwing light on the shady dealings of major league baseball, My Turn at Bat scores a victory for both Expos fans and anyone hungry to know more about the culture of greed, corruption, and back-stabbing that's grown up in the shadows of professional sports. Book jacket.