Baseball Obit Frank Scott, one of the pioneers in the field of sports agency, died on Sunday at the age of 80. Scott was one of the first big-time, flamboyant agents...representing primarily baseball players. Most of his original clients were players for the New York Yankees, such as Roger Maris, Yogi Berra and Mickey Mantle. Robert talks with Gay Talese, who profiled Frank Scott for the New York Times magazine in 1961. They discuss the sports-marketing phenomenon, which Scott helped create. Scott's real innovation in this area was focusing on endorsements and personal appearances for athletes, helping them earn more money off the field than on.
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Frank Scott, one of the pioneers in the field of sports agency, died on Sunday at the age of 80. Scott was one of the first big-time, flamboyant agents...representing primarily baseball players. Most of his original clients were players for the New York Yankees, such as Roger Maris, Yogi Berra and Mickey Mantle. Robert talks with Gay Talese, who profiled Frank Scott for the New York Times magazine in 1961. They discuss the sports-marketing phenomenon, which Scott helped create. Scott's real innovation in this area was focusing on endorsements and personal appearances for athletes, helping them earn more money off the field than on.