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What is the exhibition like for the agent who's trying to land his clients Opening Day jobs?

Joshua Kusnick is an MLBPA-certified agent who periodically writes about his experiences representing professional players. You can subscribe to his podcast on iTunes, and reach him via email at JoshuaKusnick@aol.com and on Twitter @JoshuaKusnick.

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February 11, 2014 6:00 am

An Agent's Take: Three Ways to Work in Baseball

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Joshua Kusnick

An MLBPA-ceritifed agent gives you his tips on getting into the game.

Joshua Kusnick is an MLBPA-certified agent who periodically writes about his experiences representing professional players. You can subscribe to his podcast on iTunes, and reach him via email at JoshuaKusnick@aol.com and on Twitter @JoshuaKusnick.

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January 30, 2014 6:00 am

An Agent's Take: Navigating Free Agency

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Joshua Kusnick

An agent explains the process of finding new teams for his players.

Joshua Kusnick is an MLBPA-certified agent who periodically writes about his experiences representing professional players. You can subscribe to his podcast on iTunes, and reach him via email at JoshuaKusnick@aol.com and on Twitter @JoshuaKusnick.

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December 27, 2013 6:50 am

An Agent's Take: An Agent's Winter Meetings Journal

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Joshua Kusnick

A stressful, successful slice of an agent's life.

Joshua Kusnick is an MLBPA-certified agent who periodically writes about his experiences representing professional players. You can subscribe to his podcast on iTunes, and reach him via email at JoshuaKusnick@aol.com and on Twitter @JoshuaKusnick.

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November 27, 2013 6:00 am

An Agent's Take: The Art of Making Endorsement Deals

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Joshua Kusnick

An agent's look at endorsements and baseball card contracts, and a remembrance of Michael Weiner.

Joshua Kusnick is an MLBPA-certified agent who periodically writes about his experiences representing professional players. You can subscribe to his podcast on iTunes, and he can be reached via email at JoshuaKusnick@aol.com and on Twitter @JoshuaKusnick.

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An MLBPA-certified agent walks us through his workflow as the winter gets underway.

Joshua Kusnick is an MLBPA-certified agent who periodically writes about his experiences representing professional players. He can be reached via email at JoshuaKusnick@aol.com and on Twitter @JoshuaKusnick.


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For those considered "organizational players," the path to the major leagues is difficult.

Josh Kusnick periodically writes for Baseball Prospectus about representing professional baseball players and broadcasters.

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April 13, 2010 3:27 am

An Agent's Take: Media Relations

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Joshua Kusnick

An agent can help his clients by developing a good rapport with the press.

Josh Kusnick periodically shares his experiences of representing professional baseball players and media members.

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Can someone be good at representing a player and a bad person or vice versa?

Everything in baseball tends to run in cycles. Players come and go, money comes and goes, children become fans and fans later have children, who also become fans. Teams win and lose and players are gods for a day, then sit at home the next day. Even the agent world tends to be cyclical. A generation of agents has its reign over the industry while the next group anxiously waits its turn to run things.

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Agents can sometimes find clients when they expect it.

Josh Kusnick is a Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based agent who will periodically write about his experiences representing professional baseball players and media personalities.

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March 2, 2010 11:10 am

An Agent's Take: Crisis Management

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Joshua Kusnick

When things go wrong for a player, he can either hide behind his agent... or speak the plain truth.

Josh Kusnick is a Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based agent who will periodically write about his experiences representing professional baseball players and media personalities.

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