Browse Dept. of Recreation, Sport and Tourism by Contributor "Raycraft, Michael"
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Amateur baseball players: what are the relative merits of attending college versus going directly to the minor leagues? (2013-02-03)The effects of education and on-the-job training on the performance of professional baseball players was studied using a secondary dataset consisting of 112 players and five years of play at the Major League level, classified ...
The dynamic competitive balance ratio as a new method of understanding competitive balance and fan attendance (2011-01-14)The theoretical premise of this research can be traced back to seminal studies of economist’s Simon Rottenberg (1956) and Walter Neale (1964), who both noted the importance of uncertainty of outcome in attracting spectators ...
(2012-09-18)Sport is an integral part of American society and no sport in the United States has achieved a greater following than the National Football League (NFL). The introduction and implementation of social media is granting fans ...