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Jan122009

Baseball during the Depression

I'm not sure how I missed this when it originally came out, but New York Times writer Kenny Boy Belson has a terrific piece on baseball during the Depression.  The owners -- particularly those whose last name rhymes with Schmimebrenner -- should pay close attention; it may foreshadow things to come.

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Agree - Ken's piece is great. Interesting look at economics/baseball (and implications for sports in general) - like a Money Ball from different perspective.

Maybe chalk missing the story up to "Giants-are-still-in-the-playoffs" blinders? Not to rub salt in the wound - sorry.

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