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What if Winning Just Isn’t That Important?

When reality stops making sense, perhaps it is time to check our assumptions. Here are two I’ve made about the goals of a baseball franchise: A baseball franchise’s primary goal is to attract and retain paying customers The best way to attract and retain paying customers is by routinely fielding a team that wins more [...]

Links for 23 Jan 09

First off, thanks for the excellent discussion on fan disillusionment. You’ve helped me see the problem in new ways, and I’ve got additional thoughts that I’ll share as soon as they make sense. It’ll probably come in the form of a thought exercise — sort of along the lines of Kobayashi Maru. Until then, we’ve [...]