The Farm System

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In the early part of the 20th century, minor league baseball teams operated independently. If the president of a major league club was interested in a minor league player, he would simply try to buy him. Branch Rickey, however, had a different idea—he started buying teams instead. And with this maneuver, came the birth of the farm system.

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Larry Dierker was born September 22, 1946, in Hollywood California. Larry is a former Major League Baseball pitcher, manager, broadcaster, and he is also an accomplished American novelist, blogger, essayist, playwright, motivational speaker, and digital entrepreneur.