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College Baseball Economics

July 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

During August-September of 2012, a New York company named Springer will publish College Sports Inc.: How Commercialism Influences Intercollegiate Athletics. Produced and distributed as a ‘SpringerBrief,’ the book contains seven chapters and includes a Foreword and Acknowledgements, and an Appendix, Bibliography, and Index. Besides the Introduction in Chapter 1 and Conclusion in Chapter 7, the […]

Charlotte Knights Get New Home

June 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Since early 2012, the Charlotte Observer has published a series of articles about negotiations, proposals, and strategies to move the minor-league AAA Charlotte Knights baseball franchise fromFort Mill,South Carolina to a site somewhere in theCharlotte metropolitan area. Besides effects on the team and its fans, these articles discussed such matters as whether to fund the […]

Economics of MLB Ballparks

February 18, 2012 by · 5 Comments 

Several sources in the literature provide general and specific economic and financial data and basic sport statistics about each current and former Major League Baseball Ballpark (MLBB). These sources, as a group, include academic studies, articles in books, journals, magazines and newspapers, industry reports, and websites. With respect to MLBBs, authors focus on and analyze […]

The Business of Baseball

January 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Such current, popular, and reputable publications as Business Week, Forbes and Fortune, and the former Financial World contain annual financial data and other information about Major League Baseball (MLB) and the league’s franchises. Based partly on what these magazines published on professional sports, there are economists and various organizations that research and perform studies, and […]