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"Vince Gennaro shows a profound understanding of the economics of a team's baseball decisions. His analyses of a team's win-revenue relationship, the player development system and player valuation, make for a remarkably innovative examination of the baseball front office model that's just as informative for a baseball executive as for a fan." --Chris Antonetti, Assistant General Manager, Cleveland Indians
"Diamond Dollars offers up exciting and stimulating new ideas about the business of baseball. It provides a set of metrics for decisions that have typically been a "gut feeling" for many organizations. I think teams should make this required reading for everyone in their organizations." --Jim Beattie, former Executive VP and General Manager, Baltimore Orioles and Montreal Expos
"Vince Gennaro has written the best book I've read on the business of baseball. It serves as both a "how-to manual" for baseball owners and a tour guide for fans who scratch their heads at the things their teams do. It should find plenty of readers in both camps." --Dave Studenmund, Editor, The Hardball Times Annual
Missing recent applications of Big Data to Baseball based on PITCHF/x etc. but a good discussion of interface between economics and baseball and why for example the Yankees and... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
I am a sports enthuiast and this will help me with my fantasy teams, and give ge reading enjoyment. Thank you.Published on January 5, 2013 by Thomas L. Steffen
This book would have made a much better 20-30 page essay than a self-contained book. The four basic points made are:
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Thanks to Mr Gennaro for writting this book, i have found it very useful and very easy to understanding it. Read morePublished on June 26, 2008 by Daniel Figueroa
I really liked this book, though more for it's mere existence than its independent value. It does a great job of highlighting the sources of revenue for sports franchises and how... Read morePublished on February 17, 2008 by Amazon Customer
I received the book in brand new condition and it was actually mailed to me way before the expected date!Published on October 10, 2007 by Catherine J. Manalang
The most confusing, yet insightfull baseball book I've read. Now I know why teams make the decisions and player moves they make. They MUST. Read morePublished on August 27, 2007 by Jason Forthofer