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Expanding Global Consumer Market for American Sports

Mark S. Nagel

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Matt T. Brown

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Matt T. Brown

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Dan A. Rascher

Dan A. Rascher

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Chad D. McEvoy

Chad D. McEvoy, EdD, is an Associate Professor at Illinois State University, where he is the coordinator of the sport management graduate program. Prior to pursuing a career in academia, McEvoy worked in marketing and fund raising in intercollegiate athletics at Iowa State University and Western Michigan University. He has conducted research projects for clients at various level of sport, including professional sport, intercollegiate athletics, Olympic sport, and sports agency organizations. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sport and Public Policy : Social, Political, and Economic Perspectives

Human Kinetics, 2011

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...When Japan defeated Cuba 10-6 in the finals of the inaugural World Baseball Classic (WBC), the game not only completed a competitive baseball tournament but also symbolized a new era of globalization for Major League Baseball (MLB). The WBC...

American Baseball and the Global Labor Market

Charles A. Santo

Charles A. Santo, PhD, is assistant professor of city and regional planning at the University of Memphis in Tennessee. He also serves as coordinator of the Planning Innovations Technology Lab. In addition to having taught courses on sport and public policy, he has published many peer-reviewed articles on the relationship between sport, economic development, and urban public policy. He has been invited to share his research at regional, national, and international conferences. Dr. Santo is a member of the Urban Affairs Association. He earned a PhD in urban studies from Portland State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sport and Public Policy : Social, Political, and Economic Perspectives

Human Kinetics, 2011

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...Although professional baseball is inherently tied to nostalgic conceptions of American culture, two points must be made clear about our national pastime: It has long been a business as well as a pastime, and it is a transnational endeavor...

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Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training

Human Kinetics, 2019

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...Rob Tringali/MLB photos via Getty Images Performance Demands of Baseball In this chapter, we turn our focus to the sport of baseball. Beginning with the physical demands of the game that are required for success, we break down the game...

Baseball Bygones

Shaun Powell

Shaun Powell is a sports columnist for Newsday, a New York-based newspaper renowned for its local, national, and international coverage. He has worked at the newspaper since September 1993. Powell is a distinguished writer and has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors, the New York Associated Press, the New York Deadline Club, the Basketball Writers Association, the United States Tennis Writers Association, and the National Association of Black Journalists. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Souled Out? : How Blacks Are Winning and Losing in Sports

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...On a typical weekend morning in the summertime, in a front yard near you, a father and son will each grab a leather glove and toss a ball back and forth for maybe an hour. They will laugh, they will talk, and most of all, they will bond...