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The Baseball Economist

The Real Game Exposed

by J. C. Bradbury

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Plume .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball - General,
  • Economics - General,
  • Sports & Recreation / Baseball / General,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9850871M
    ISBN 100452289025
    ISBN 109780452289024
    OCLC/WorldCa166382403

    Find all of your favorite magazines at Barnes & Noble® Newsstand. Stay up to date with current events, discover the latest health and diet trends, or keep up with celebrities with our vast selection of print magazine subscriptions. John Charles Bradbury is Professor of Economics at Kennesaw State University and is the author of two books on the economics of baseball, The Baseball Economist and Hot Stove Economics. He wrote this review in the shadow of the actual Kennesaw Mountain.


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