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Navigating Sports Business

Dec 13, 2023

Rick Schlesinger - President of Business Operations for the Milwaukee Brewers - joins life-long Brewers fan Jeff Nelson to discuss the state of the team and their new long-term lease that runs through 2050.
They also discuss the RSN situation in Major League Baseball, robot umpires, and how to overcome a "small market."
1:45 - The Brewers/Cubs rivalry
4:00 - American Family Field renovations 
10:40 - The sports media landscape
14:55 - Small market vs. large market
18:10 - Growing up a Brewers fan
21:45 - Sharing best practices with other teams
24:05 - Membership programs in sports
30:00 - MLB Expansion
32:30 - Robot umpires
34:55 - Rapid Fire Questions
Rick’s Milwaukee restaurant recommendation - Carnevor (718 N Milwaukee St)
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