Posts Tagged ‘baseball’

  • Everyday economics and boosting baseball popularity

    What New Coke Could Teach Baseball

    Apr 5, 15 • 466 Views • No Comments

    Baseball managers say that winning requires time consuming competitive strategies that conflict with the sport's need to shorten game time and attract fans......  [read more]

  • everyday economics and baseball gender gap

    A Spring Training Dilemma

    Mar 25, 14 • 848 Views • No Comments

    The battle was between Mesa, Arizona and Naples, Florida. It was the Cactus League vs. the Grapefruit League. Arizona’s homes for the Cactus League:   Florida’s homes for the Grapefruit League: Our story begins in 1952 when the Chicago Cubs......  [read more]

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    Take Me Out to the Ball Game?

    Aug 8, 11 • 491 Views • No Comments

    Fewer people are going to baseball games. Even with a new stadium and a winning season, the Yankees are luring fewer fans. According to Forbes, as of the end of June, stadium revenue was sinking for the Chicago Cubs, St Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves, and......  [read more]

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    Baseball Salaries and Taxes

    Apr 14, 11 • 459 Views • No Comments

    There is a connection between baseball and President Obama’s budget proposals. Let’s start with USA Today’s baseball salary database. For 2011, at $32 million, NY Yankees’ 3rd baseman Alex Rodriguez earns the most; #2 is LA......  [read more]