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Bradbury, who’s analyzed contract values and written books including “Hot Stove Economics: Understanding Baseball’s Second Season,” said statistically Rodriguez’s deal in 2009, when the Yankees won their most recent World Series, was the worst in baseball.
In that light, the Rodriguez contract comes out looking like the sane rational one.
It's enough to make you think sports economists don't know what they're talking about.
[Alex Rodriguez] is almost halfway through a 10-year, $275 million contract with the New York Yankees. Signed in December 2007,
I'm pretty sure that Bradbury was trying to say that Rodriguez' deal, WHICH BEGAN in 2009, when the Yankees won their most recent World Series, was the worst in baseball history.
“I thought the Albert Pujols contract was a really good one at the time,” said J.C. Bradbury, a professor in the department of exercise science and sport management at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw,
Georgia. “This guy has fallen unexpectedly. It’s bizarre.”
I thought Bradbury was off the map. Has there every been someone worse at their supposed area of expertise?
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