Andrew Zimbalist Quotes


14 Andrew Zimbalist quotes:



"The market's been soft, ... and I think that's mostly a result of the new provisions in the collective bargaining agreement."
"You also then have to acknowledge that when the team performs poorly, it'll go in the opposite direction."
"People tend to take sides in these discussions. They feel obligated to say baseball is in catastrophic circumstance or no problem at all. I think extremes are misleading. I think there's a problem and it's of modest dimensions."
Author: Zimbalist Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"Attorneys General in various states looking to get baseball or keep teams would sue baseball on grounds that they're a monopoly and restricting output,"
Author: Zimbalist Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"Baseball does have some slack here. When they were losing $20 million a year in Montreal, there was some pressure to get rid of it. But as long as they are [profitable] in Washington, there is less pressure. They've got eight bona fide $450 million offers to buy the team, and those offers aren't going to go away soon."
Author: Zimbalist Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"I don't think baseball can abandon the Miami market. If MLB does let that market go vacant, I think it'll be one of the biggest mistakes they ever made."
Author: Zimbalist Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"He's innovated baseball management. He's shown the way to exploit a big city market by spending heavily on players,"
Author: Zimbalist Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"He's innovated baseball management. He's shown the way to exploit a big city market by spending heavily on players."
Author: Zimbalist Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"I don't think it's going to happen, and I don't think baseball wants it to happen. I think baseball would be inviting congressional ? possibly severe congressional ? response to it. They also would have to negotiate the effects of contraction with the players union."
Author: Zimbalist Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"[But Epstein] doesn't walk on water, ... He's certainly not infallible, and the Red Sox still have a bright future without him."
Author: Zimbalist Quotes Category: Future Quotes
"It's ludicrous that he's not in the Hall. He's one of the most important executives in the history of the game. He transformed the sport. If the Hall is going include both players and executives, it hurts its integrity for him to not be there."
Author: Zimbalist Quotes Category: History Quotes
"My best guess is they won't strike. They know they'll hurt the game and themselves too much if they strike. I don't think they'll tip their hand right now - I'm sure they'll make it sound like they're willing to strike. But my best guess is players will fight the owners with litigation."
Author: Zimbalist Quotes Category: Hurt Quotes
"I'm sure there will be thousands of new jobs. But the question is whether they subtract jobs from people working nearby."
Author: Zimbalist Quotes Category: Jobs Quotes
"It seems to me what necessarily has to happen is some concessions from both sides. Whether that is a victory for owners or victory for players, I'm not sure, ... Baseball and Billions."
Author: Zimbalist Quotes Category: Victory Quotes



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