cover image

The business of sports, edited by William P. Lineberry.

New York, H.W. Wilson Company, 1973.
ISBN 9780824205065, 0824205065

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
Z7161 .R4 v. 45 no. 3 Off-site
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
PN4181 .R33 v.45 no.3 v.45 no.3 Off-site
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
PN4181 .R33 v.45 no.3 Off-site
Lauinger stacks
GV716 .L56 Available Request
Subjects Economie.
Sports -- Aspect économique.
Sports -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Sports -- Economic aspects.
United States.
Series Reference shelf ; v. 45, no. 3.
Description 220 pages 21 cm.
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-220).
Also issued online.
Summary The articles includes discuss sports in the United States as an investment; the commercialism and financial problems involved; the participating promoters and players; and problems of regulation, reform and redemption.
Contents Money and sports : a history of the marriage / Paul Hoch -- Pro football strikes it rich -- Basketball as big business / Tom Meschery -- Hockey hits the big time / Tom Dowling -- Baseball feels a pinch -- The horse set / John Alden -- The lucrative golf business -- Pro is for profits / Bill Surface -- The big sell / Tom Buckley -- Cashing in on celebrity / Ross Atkin -- Gimmicks and giveaways -- Winning is a many splendored thing -- Corrupting the amateurs / David DuPree -- "Selfish, callous and ungrateful" / Richard L. Worsnop -- TV tunes in / Bernie Parrish -- Big-screen promotions -- The moneybags of British sport / Clifford Makins.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)640950
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lineberry, William P.,
Publication timeline, list of works, related names and subjects and other information


Export citation to: RefWorks