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How Milwaukee Changed Sports By Getting Lou Perini’s Braves In 1953

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The first politics of sports business. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FC35GXLv-PM Sixty-seven years ago today, Lou Perini moved his Boston Braves National League baseball team to Milwaukee and changed how...

A’s Want To Stay In Oakland

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Oakland's last shot at remaining a big league city. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpMat0htTVU   You have to go back to 1957 to find a city that lost two major league...

Baseball Was Unequipped To Handle Dr. King’s Assassination in 1968

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Baseball officials were lost in the aftermath.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgnZwgPnKzA&feature=youtu.be   Fifty years ago today, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down in Memphis, Tennessee. The...

Sports Business Changed 65 Years Ago Today

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Lou Perini changed the game.     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T48ItM1wLa0&feature=youtu.be   Sixty five years ago today, Lou Perini moved his Boston Braves National League baseball team to Milwaukee and changed how...

Baseball Once Was The King Of American Sports

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Baseball is just another sport these days.   In the good old summer time baseball, not just major league baseball, was the king of sports. Sure,...
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Islanders Arena Overshadows Belmont

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Islanders ownership would like to build an arena by the Belmont track   The third leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown, the Belmont, is on the...