New book by agent Shapiro tells how to seal the deal

  • Updated: February 25, 2014 - 12:03 AM

After he negotiated a $9 million contract with the Twins that made Kirby Puckett the first $3 million-a-year player in baseball history, agent Ron Shapiro remembers reading headlines asking, “Can salaries possibly go any higher?” Twenty years later, when he convinced the Twins to offer Joe Mauer a deal worth more than 20 times that much, Shapiro was certain of the answer.

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