Looming Baseball Strike Stadium Debt Hanging in Balance
- The gutting edge. McCallum, Jack; O'Brien, Richard // Sports Illustrated;10/3/94, Vol. 81 Issue 14, p15
Looks at the layoffs of baseball teams' front-office staffs resulting from the baseball strike. Number of employees dropped by the Cincinnati Reds and other teams; The talk about replacement players.
- Pick the scabs! // Spy Magazine;Dec96 Holiday Issue, p72
Reports that the baseball team Montreal Expos have only won their division twice in 1981 and 1994, when the seasons had been shortened by union disputes.
- Striking Out. Boulanger, Edward // 21st Century;Oct94, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p26
The author reacts on the baseball players strike in the U.S. He says that the ripple effects of the strike include empty ballparks, jobs lost by vendors and angry fans. These problems are believed to affect the players and owners as well. He also comments that the greed expressed in this strike...
- Baseball Players Are Ruining Baseball. McLean, Brian // 21st Century;Oct94, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p26
The author discusses his views on the effects of the baseball players strike in the U.S. He criticizes whether the players really have a god reason strike and whether the owners are being too greedy on their part. He also comments that if today's baseball players would worry more about improving...
- wrong combination. Sokoloff, Leah // 21st Century;Apr90, Vol. 1 Issue 8, p12
The author discusses the long delay in the opening the baseball game from lockout during spring in Florida. She cites that baseball is an institution of spring and February is supposed to be the time when people is spending time examining a career of a baseball player. She mentions the players...
- The dugout dig out. McLinden, Steve // Business Press;10/6/95, Vol. 8 Issue 23, p1
Reports on the impact of the baseball players' strike on the revenues of the Texas Rangers baseball team. Total amount in lost revenues; Slackened cut of concessions and parking income; Dilution of broadcasting rights.
- Strike: Yanks may be out $20 million. Lentz, Philip // Crain's New York Business;8/8/94, Vol. 10 Issue 32, p1
Discusses implications of a league strike scheduled for August 12, 1994 on the finances of the New York Yankees baseball team. Buildup of fan interest in the postseason; Computation of possible revenue losses.
- Raw data. Adams, Kathleen; August, Melissa // Time;1/30/1995, Vol. 145 Issue 4, p20
Reprints an ad that ran in the Raleigh (North Carolina) `News and Observer' and nine other papers dealing with a try-out camp for the Toronto Blue Jays.
- Plan to replace striking baseball players hits a few snags. Atkin, Ross // Christian Science Monitor;1/24/95, Vol. 87 Issue 40, p15
Reports on the reaction to the efforts of the baseball owners to form teams of replacement players. Opposition from the Baltimore Orioles; Impact of immigration laws concerning labor strikes in Canada; Reaction of the Blue Jays manager Cito Gaston.