Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Baseball, MLB, Money, Economics, Revenue sharing
Major League Baseball (Organization); Money; Economics; Revenue sharing
It was the late Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen of Illinois who once said, "a billion here, a billion there, pretty soon were talking about real money." This quaint observation came to mind over the past few days in baseball as it was "a few million here, a few million there." One wonders if we are now talking about real money.
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "Money and Baseball: The Salaries Keep Rising" (2000). On Sport and Society. 181.