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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.