Free Agency and Competitive Balance in Baseball

Free Agency and Competitive Balance in Baseball

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qThis work examines how the sport has prospered and suffered during the free agency era, based in large part on how the game's various revenue streams are allocated. It further examines the revenue sharing plan in baseball's current collective bargainingaThe legislature created the Maryland Stadium Authority to arrange the financing of new stadiums. ... $Ai06.5 million for construction of the facility (with costs overruns pushing the price well beyond the initial $78.4 million estimate). The Orioles were given a below-market rent arrangement that amounted to paying the Maryland Stadium Authority 7 percent of admission revenue, 7.5 percent of concessions, anbsp;...

Title:Free Agency and Competitive Balance in Baseball
Author:Ronald W. Cox, Daniel Skidmore-Hess
Publisher:McFarland - 2005-11-29


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