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Tag Archives: Forbes MLB
Malcolm Gladwell’s Law – Journalists need to have a better grasp of financial figures in order to truly understand some of their subjects. A good place to analyze how a better understanding of finances could impact a journalist’s work is … Continue reading
Please click on image above to enlarge or print. Forbes recently released its annual Business of Baseball issue for 2009. One year ago I started this blog by looking very closely at the Forbes numbers as they pertained to the … Continue reading
Paying close attention to a major league baseball team would cure any casual fan of any preconceived notions of how things should be. In 2009 alone, the Marlins have had 7-game winning and losing streaks. Sandwiched between two Lindstrom blown … Continue reading
The most comprehensive coverage of stadium financing that has appeared in the Miami Herald was on Feb 11th–the Herald links expire, so I copied the article at the end of this post–and it was a good example of the power … Continue reading
Wow, is Norman Braman a sore loser or what? The article in Miami Today, which quotes Mr. Braman, does not specify where the supposed 2003 Florida Marlins pro-forma financial projection was obtained, but only Freddie Mac regulators would be surprised … Continue reading
I thought I had been following this issue closely, but in preparing a longer post regarding the stadium deal, I came across an amazing number in the Florida Marlins Ballpark Project Report issued on January 22, 2008 by Miami-Dade County … Continue reading
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Please check out my interview with The Hardball Times. I owe a big thanks to John Beamer for giving me the opportunity to express my thoughts in such an extended format. Aside from hopefully making a good argument about how … Continue reading
Please click on the spreadsheet to enlarge or print. While most have heard of the Forbes reporting on the valuation and profitability of MLB and the Marlins, I think having their work summarized in a P&L financial statement format will … Continue reading