Andrew Zimbalist

Andrew Zimbalist (1947 – ) has been an economics professor at Smith College since 1974, but found time to make his mark as a leading voice in the field of sports economics. His 1992 book Baseball and Billions was a groundbreaking look at money in all aspects of the major and minor leagues. He followed that up with more than 20 other books, including several on baseball: May the Best Team Win: Baseball Economics and Public Policy, In the Best Interests of Baseball? The Revolutionary Reign of Bud Selig, The Sabermetric Revolution: Assessing the Growth of Analytics in Baseball. He is a frequent contributor to documentaries about the game.


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