Table of contents for The inside pitch-- and more : baseball's business and the public trust / Gene A. Budig.


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Acknowledgments vii
Introduction 1
1 A Matter of Time 7
2 Of Importance to Many  11
3 It Is a Financial Issue  15
4 Winners Everywhere 17
5 A Quick Lesson in History 19
6 Things Were Changing 23
7 Seeds of Change Were Sown  27
8 A Game on the Ropes 29
9 Mounting Evidence 33
10 Sports, a Large Enterprise 37
11 A Welcome Outcome 41
12 Sharing the Wealth 45
13 Growing the Game in the 2000s 49
14 One Path to Economic Growth  53
15 A Game Set Apart 59
16 Where It All Started 65
17 Twice a Winner 73
18 The People Who Run the Game  81
19 A Time of Change 89
20 Not Your Average Job 95
21 The Economic Case of the 2000s 99
22 The Designated Hitter's Time Has Come 103
23 The Reformatted All-Star Game 107
24 The Rose Dilemma   111
25 A Thought on Sammy Sosa 115
26 The Challenge Facing College Athletics  117
27 Sports and Modem Journalism 125
28 The Importance of Competitiveness 127
29 Added Thoughts   129
Readings   133
About the Author  137





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Baseball Economic aspects United States, Baseball United States Management, Baseball Social aspects United States