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It's baseball all-star (spitting) time

Jul 16, 2013
Spitting is an even longer baseball tradition than the All-Star Game, especially if it's tobacco.
Posted In: baseball, Sports, tobacco, cigarettes, smoking

Marketplace's at-bat playlist: We're in the money?

Jul 12, 2013
With Major League Baseball's All-Star Weekend upon us, we want to hear what would get people pumped up at the plate.
Posted In: baseball, MLB, Music

Economic value check: How much is enough?

Jun 14, 2013
Can we afford the consumer economy? Yes, but there are costs. And not all of them have dollar signs attached. Let's talk about values.
Posted In: consumer, Sports, baseball

How putting a price on something can change everything

Jun 14, 2013
Why do Major League Baseball games take so long to play these days? Because the Oakland A's found that the best way to produce runs is to draw a lot of walks. So baseball became a game of hitters waiting out pitchers.
Posted In: baseball, statistics, Sports

What a star's suspension would mean to a baseball team's bottom line

Jun 5, 2013
Major League Baseball is reportedly on the verge of slapping long suspensions on some start players. How would that impact the finances of America's pastime?
Posted In: Sports, baseball, drugs, business of sports

Will baseball be at the next Olympics? Not likely

May 28, 2013
Wrestling may be out, rock climbing may be in. But Major League Baseball doesn't want to take time out of its regular season to play in the Olympics.
Posted In: baseball, Sports, Olympics

MLB.com: America's pastime is higher tech than you think

Apr 11, 2013
Baseball, with its passion for tradition, is higher tech than you think. MLB.com CEO Bob Bowman discusses live streaming and baseball's mobile strategy.
Posted In: Sports, baseball, MLB, Tech, streaming

Jay-Z's blueprint for baseball

Apr 3, 2013
Jay-Z’s move into sports management adds to the rapper's business portfolio and help baseball.
Posted In: Sports, Jay-Z, Yankees, robinson cano, baseball

A $100 million home run for Dodger Stadium

Mar 27, 2013
Dodger Stadium is in the midst of a $100 million remodel. Janet Marie Smith, the architect who designed it, took us on a tour less than a week before opening day.
Posted In: Dodgers, baseball, MLB, los angeles

Is Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria the most hated man in baseball?

Mar 27, 2013
After building a new stadium with the help of tax-payer money, the owner of the Miami Marlins trades high-priced players at the expense of fan loyalty.
Posted In: Miami Marlins, Jeffrey Loria, baseball

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