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Old 12-03-2015, 11:52 AM
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We Americans do love our sports, don't we? I'm as guilty as the next one. I love baseball. I also love nurses, teachers, and the guys who pick up my trash every week, but I'm not willing to pay $100 bucks for a seat to watch them do their thing, and also pay $8 for a hot dog and another $9 for a beer to consume while I watch them, although in reality, it's far more important that they do their job well in the scheme of things. That's why Price gets those bucks!

As an aside, I'd sure rather see Price get this money than some Wall Street banker (and they do get that much or more in many cases) who doesn't do anything other than manipulate our economy, usually in a way that doesn't benefit many of us. At least when Price throws a curve ball you can see it.
Ah, an economist in our midst.
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Old 12-03-2015, 08:59 PM
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Actually I think that most of the money made by baseball teams comes from television advertising.
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Actually I think that most of the money made by baseball teams comes from television advertising.
So that means we all pay, in the price of the products we buy.
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Old 12-03-2015, 10:22 PM
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You gotta be rich to go to a baseball game. That's un-American or at least it used to be un-American.
Sitting in front of a tv is not the same, especially when your with your dad or with your kids.
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Old 12-03-2015, 10:23 PM
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don't forget pay for view , sports channel $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$, everthing comes out of your pocket to pay them.
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Old 12-03-2015, 10:53 PM
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Works out to about $1 Million per start. Win or Lose.
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