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Old 12-06-2013, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by DSpivack View Post
Not that MLB books will ever be open, but I'd be curious as to what % of revenue now comes from ticket sales. I'd guess it's not all that high.

Of course, ticket prices are not linked to salaries, as you say.
You'll be surprised how much higher when accounting for actual "butts in the seats."

That's the driving point. Tickets, parking, concessions, in stadium advertising.

What then leads to the massive TV deal? Butts in the seats.

You think a team playing in a half empty stadium will have any bargaining position for a massive TV deal?
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