MLB Expected to Delay Contraction, Giving Minnesota Twins Time
- Hawks make labor deal difficult. Rosenthal, Ken // Sporting News;9/2/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 35, p12
Focuses on some owners of Major League Baseball teams who are making the labor deal difficult. Despise of the sport by Chicago White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf; Benefits derived by Minnesota Twins' Carl Pohland from the existing system of the league; Failure of the ownership of the San Diego...
- Only the owners could dream this up. Kindred, Dave // Sporting News;11/19/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 47, p80
Focuses on the decision of team owners in the Major League Baseball to kill off two of its teams due to the continuing influence of the players union. Action taken by the union following the decision; Views of former league commissioner Fay Vincent on the events; Timing of the owner's execution.
- Ready or not, Armageddon is nigh. Kindred, Dave // Sporting News;12/17/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 51, p64
Comments on the proposed revenue sharing raised by Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig and team owners. Factors attributed for the industry's failures; Need for balance in the league; Role of players association in ensuring the future of Major League Baseball.
- Sox for Sale. Kim, Albert; Mravic, Mark // Sports Illustrated;8/13/2001, Vol. 95 Issue 6, p34
Offers suggestions of people who could potentially purchase the Boston Red Sox Major League Baseball franchise, and possible pros and cons of such acquisitions. Tom Werner, television producer; Jack Welch, retiring chief executive of General Electric; George Mitchell, former Senator from Maine;...
- Halo Handoff. Kennedy, Kostya; Bechtel, Mark; McEntegart, Pete // Sports Illustrated;4/28/2003, Vol. 98 Issue 17, p21
Reports that the Disney have reached an agreement in principle with Phoenix, Arizona businessman Arturo Moreno to sell the World Series champion Anaheim Angels for a reported $180 million. How if Moreno is approved by 23 of the 30 owners, he will become the first Latino to be a majority owner...
- PEOPLE. Harrington, Ann // Fortune;2/18/2002, Vol. 145 Issue 4, p28
Reports on businessman Donald Watkins' bid to purchase the Minnesota Twins major league baseball team. How league owners had planned to shut down the team; Court ruling which delayed the shut down after Watkins' offer; Questions about how Watkins acquired his wealth.
- SLOW SEARCH FOR ANOTHER FRICK. Mann, Jack // Sports Illustrated;08/02/1965, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p18
The article discusses Major League Baseball's search for a replacement for commissioner Ford Frick in 1965. The author speculates that owners of baseball teams who comprise the league are searching for a candidate who has the same qualities as Frick. According to Detroit Tigers president John E....
- DIGGING IN AT CROOKED CREEK. Leggett, William // Sports Illustrated;04/10/1972, Vol. 36 Issue 15, p44
The article discusses the proposal that would authorize action against team owners in Major League Baseball (MLB) unless they agree to the players' request for a 17 percent cost-of-living adjustment in the pension plan in April 1972. It says that training sites in California, Florida and Arizona...
- Performance or Profit: A Dilemma for Major League Baseball. Nelson, Susan Logan; Dennis, Steven A. // Academy of Business Research Journal;2012, Vol. 3, p46
Team owners and general managers in Major League Baseball (MLB) must balance high quality players and a chance to win with soaring player salaries and stable or smaller profit margins. We examine the effects of team payrolls on the revenues, profits, and winning percentage of MLB teams. Our...