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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...

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...

MLB And Politicians Spar Over Contraction

The battle has started.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFQ5jTPwZ90 It has been a week since United States...

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...

Beer Here Get Your Beer Here Endorsed By An NFL Player

It is a money maker. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5dHLpv8KCY National Football League players will soon be starring...

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.

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.

Goldschmidt, Peralta Power Diamondbacks Over Marlins

Paul Goldschmidt and David Peralta homered, Zack Greinke pitched into the seventh inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Miami Marlins 6-2 on Saturday night.

Smith Pitches Marlins Over Newcomer Bautista, Mets 5-1

A few more starts like this and Caleb Smith might start getting a lot more attention. The 26-year-old lefty pitched neatly into the seventh inning against a Mets lineup that included newcomer Jose Bautista, leading the Miami Marlins over New York 5-1 on a damp Tuesday night.