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Baseball’s Business Isn’t Balls and Strikes Anymore (Podcast)

Atlanta Braves Chief Executive Officer Derek Schiller discusses a number of topics related to the business of baseball, including the team’s real estate investment surrounding SunTrust Park. Schiller also talks about the team’s financial commitment to the project, and the role that it played in the baseball club securing public money for the stadium. He also talks about the changing role of stadiums, food pricing and even the intricacies of parking -- yes parking. He also discusses what it’s like running a sports team as part of a public company.

Schiller was elevated to CEO after serving as the club’s president of business. He’s responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the team’s business functions. He is the son of longtime sports executive Harvey Schiller. Hosts: Scott Soshnick, Eben Novy-Williams and Michael Barr Producer: Madena Parwana

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Running time 33:41

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