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Author Surdam, David G. (David George)

Title The ball game biz : an introduction to the economics of professional team sports / David George Surdam
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2010]


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 MELB  796.357640973 Sur/Bgb  AVAILABLE
Description v, 198 pages ; 23 cm
Summary "This work uses economic theory, simple probability, statistical concepts and game theory to analyze the economics of professional sports. Many key issues that have sparked raging arguments among fans and writers are addressed, including free agency's effect on competitive balance, how rising player salaries have/haven't affected ticket prices, among many others"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Major League Baseball (Organization) -- Finance.
Baseball -- Economic aspects -- United States.
LC no. 2010029786
ISBN 9780786460571 softcover alkaline paper
0786460571 softcover alkaline paper