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2013 Society of American Baseball Research Analytics Conference: Moderated by MLB Network’s Brian Kenny, panel includes Chicago Cubs GM Jed Hoyer, Chicago White Sox GM Rick Hahn, and Texas Rangers VP/GM Jon Daniels. Discussion looks at scouting, trends in baseball, how to judge performance and manage risk.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0061.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Golden State Warriors have achieved some remarkable ticket sales goals in 2012-13, and one of the members of the team responsible is Account Executive Andrew Rossi. The NBA team was highlighted in the Wall Street Journal for their efforts to
Arizona Rattlers President talks ticket sales, marketing in the complex environment of Arena Football.
The definitive part of Day 3 at Cactus League Spring Training for me was being able to see why those of us in the sports industry do all of this. It happened long after all of the interviews of the day had taken place, and turned what was mundane into
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0060.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSr. Director of Tickets for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Zach Brockman talks about engaging fans and customers long term. Brockman speaks about the methodology behind training his new hires, how as a student of both GameFace, Inc., and Jon Spoelstra’s books,
Sabermetric Confusion Syndrome (SCS) – The ability to overuse sabermetrics analysis terms to fit whatever measurement or to abuse any pre-determined outcome. The oddity of this Spring Training adventure is that there are several times I find myself talking baseball, yet nowhere near a field. That conundrum may confuse many,
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0059.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSPreston Shytle comes from the third party ticket sales model at the Aspire Group into his current position as director of development at the University of Maryland. Shytle talks about the current annual giving model, and developing a sales mentality of
By Troy Kirby How the day ended was both unexpected and fun. Let me explain at the beginning, because otherwise the end and middle make little sense. Tempe Diablo Stadium is Spring Training home to the Los Angeles Angels. I had an early podcast appointment with Angels Director of Baseball