Tuesday, June 2, 2020
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How Milwaukee Changed Sports By Getting Lou Perini’s Braves In 1953

The first politics of sports business. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FC35GXLv-PM Sixty-seven years ago today, Lou Perini...

Investors And A Bank Want To Reinvent Professional Golf

Can you reinvent the wheel?   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWHm1EMMTh4 It is easy to say you want...

Major League Baseball Will Survive The Sign Stealing Integrity Issue

The game will go on.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dSlzDadTqA There were some whispers of concern...

D.C. Stadium And The Civil Rights Movement

The bully pulpit worked. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJEOdJkFVgM Washington’s D. C. Stadium will...

The Major League All Star Game Is Just A Gimmick

An exhibition. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQK-eTQWybI The Major League Baseball All Star Game started off as a...
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There Is A Blossoming Romance Between MLB And The Montreal Expos

In retrospect, the 1969 expansion was a failure. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9p6mePeCUeI It appears that...

JFK’s Gift To The NFL Was Made Possible By Emanuel Cellar

Not every President of the United States leaves a sports legacy. But John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated on November 22, 1963, did leave one permanent impression on the sports world. He created a massive revenue stream for sports owners from television by signing The Sports Broadcast Act of 1961.

Snell Caps Breakout Season By Winning Cy Young Award

The BBWAA announced that Blake Snell of the Rays had won the 2018 American League Cy Young Award beating out Justin Verlander & Corey Kluber.

MLB All Star Game Started Out As A Political Gimmick

The Major League Baseball All Star Game started off as a gimmick and remains a gimmick 85 years after the first game was played in Chicago. Neither American nor National League owners ever thought about pitting their stars against one another in the previous 30 years that the American League claimed major league status.
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Snell’s All Star Snub Casts Another Shadow Over Selection Process

Blake Snell's all star snub on Sunday night has been decried throughout Major League baseball, but solutions on how to select a better all star team are hard to come by.