Table of contents for National pastime : how Americans play baseball and the rest of the world plays soccer / Stefan Szymanski and Andrew Zimbalist.

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Contents
Preface
1 Introduction: The Fields of Play
2 The Origins of Baseball and Soccer Leagues
3 How Soccer Spread around the World When Baseball Didn?t
4 Pay for Play: The Development of the Baseball and Soccer Labor Markets
5 Fans, Franchises, and Financial Failure: Why Baseball Clubs Make Money and Soccer Clubs Don?t
6 Watching the Money: Baseball and Soccer Broadcasting
7 Uncertain Prospects: Creating Competitive Balance
8 Crossing Cultures and Learning Lessons: What Americans Need to Know about World Soccer and the World 
Needs to Know about American Baseball 
Notes
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Professional sports -- Economic aspects -- Cross-cultural studies.
Baseball -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Soccer -- Economic aspects.