Columbia Sports Management podcast with SABR President Vince Gennaro

From Joe Favorito and Tom Richardson at Columbia Sports Management on March 6, 2017:

Vince Gennaro joins Joe Favorito and Tom Richardson this week for a conversation on analytics in sports. Vince is the author of Diamond Dollars: The Economics of Winning in Baseball and a consultant to Major League Baseball teams. He is also the Director and member of the faculty of the Columbia University graduate program in Sports Management — a “Top 2” globally-ranked program. He is the host of a weekly radio show on SiriusXM, Behind the Numbers: Baseball SABR Style and appears regularly on MLB Network’s studio shows such as Clubhouse Confidential and MLB Now, sharing his insights about the game from the viewpoint of baseball analytics.

Vince is also the President of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) and the architect of the Diamond Dollars Case Competition series, which brings together students and MLB team and league executives and serves as a unique learning experience, as well as a networking opportunity for aspiring sports executives. This follows a successful business career, which is highlighted by a 20-year career at PepsiCo, and ownership of a pro sports franchise. In this episode, Vince talks about his life prior to working at Columbia, owning a women’s basketball team, working at PepsiCo and his work at SABR. Vince also talks about his work at Columbia and shares some fascinating stories.

Be sure to check out Vince’s bestselling book, Diamond Dollars: The Economics of Winning in Baseball! You can find Vince on Twitter @vincegennaro The CUSP Show is a production by the faculty of Sports Management at Columbia University. You can get in touch with the program on Twitter @CU_SPS_Sports Our presenters are Joe Favorito (@Joefav) and Tom Richardson (@ConvergenceTR).

Listen to Episode 58 (on March 6) on iTunes here:

Originally published: March 7, 2017. Last Updated: March 7, 2017.