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Diamond Dollars The Economics of Winning in Baseball

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ISBN-10: 0977743632

ISBN-13: 9780977743636

Edition: 2007

Authors: Vince Gennaro

List price: $24.95
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"Diamond Dollars" is a fresh, provocative, insightful, and analytical look at the business of baseball. Using the win-revenue relationship as a foundation, author Vince Gennaro delves deeply to explain how a team??'s level of competitiveness impacts the ???value??? of its players, to explore how a well-developed farm system contributes to a team??'s economic value, and to discuss some recent business trends, such as team-owned regional sports television networks. In doing so, Gennaro answers a number of questions that speak to baseball??'s bottom line. How does winning affect revenues for each team? What is a player??'s economic value to his team? Why does a berth in the postseason have…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Maple Street Press LLC
Publication date: 3/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 250
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

The Major League baseball business model
The power of winning
Winning by the numbers
Player valuation : the model
Player value : loaded with options
Valuing the Babe in his Yankee years
The economics of player development
A strategic approach to assembling the roster
A brand-building approach
The value of fan loyalty
A new management model