TITLE

Season opener

AUTHOR(S)
Ravitch, Richard
PUB. DATE
April 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/12/93, Vol. 114 Issue 14, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the author's views regarding problems in Major-league baseball. Declining dollars; Aging fans; Soaring salaries; Revenue problems; Possibility of a strike in 1994; Details.
ACCESSION #
9304050594

 

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