In the 2017 Forbes rankings only the
Forbes notes that the value of the Cardinals will only rise as its new deal with
So, yes, the Cardinals could afford to make
Here are some other Forbes tidbits about the business of baseball:
* The average MLB team is worth
* Only the
* The average team value has increased at a compound annual rate of 11.5 percent since 1998. In contrast, the stock market has gone up 3.5 percent annually.
America's most old-timey sport became the biggest contemporary success story. And as Forbes notes, that trend will continue as more teams embark on branded real estate projects like
MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE
Questions to ponder while wondering if Cardinals general manager
With fighting down in hockey, where will the tough guys go to find work?
So how does a golf video game programmer work around the demise of
So how did
WHAT OTHERS ARE WRITING
Here is what some of our favorite pundits are writing about these days:
“Well, we played a hard style of hockey . . . It was very physical. It was very intense. And if you think you can sustain that for 82 straight games, I'd say you're crazy. And we all know that in the playoffs that works and you get the extra boost just because it is the playoffs but to have it for that 82-game stretch, it's a bit of a push and that's why we got in trouble sometimes. But you know what, I think, for the most part it worked. When we executed to a T, it worked and we were winning games.”
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