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Marlins Decline in Sports Ticket Sales Hurting MLB Numbers

There aren’t very many goods thing coming out of the Miami Marlins this season. The team has the worst record in baseball, an injured star in Giancarlo Stanton and an empty stadium. The Marlins drastic decline in sports ticket sales were due in part to a complete re-build occuring only one season after going all…

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Miami Marlins Responsible for 20 Percent of MLB’s Declining Ticket Sales

Major League Baseball has seen a decline in ticket sales, down about 3 percent in 2013, and the blame is being put on the Miami Marlins. Playing their second season in their new ballpark. the Marlins account for about one in every five unsold tickets in baseball, or 20 percent of the decline in ticket…

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Miami Marlins Offering Buy One, Get One Free Ticket Promotion

In a sign of despearte times in South Florida, the Miami Marlins are having to resort to a ticket promotion most other teams and owners could view as laughable. In order to prevent an embarrassing turnout on opening day, the Marlins are offering a buy one, get one free promotion.  Any fan who purchases a ticket to…

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Sports Job Interview with Sean Flynn, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Event Booking – Miami Marlins

Today was a fantastic inside look into baseball for me, as I was able to interview Sean Flynn, the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Event Booking for the Miami Marlins. Baseball is America’s past-time, and it was incredibly interesting to hear about the inner workings of how a Major League team operates. Sean talks…

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The New Teams in Town: Is South Florida Becoming a Sports Marketing Powerhouse?

The battle between small and big market franchises has peppered the landscape of professional leagues since the early days of the 1950s, when National League Baseball first made its exodus to the west, and even more recently during the NBA Lockout this past fall. Heightened mostly around the nearest CBA debate waiting to surface, the…

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Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz – 11.12.12

The Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Online Marketing Coordinator – Steve Richards Sports Business 50 Most Influential People in Sports Business “Media moves as well as labor harmony (or the lack thereof) shake up our annual list of the executives who set the agenda for North American sports.”…

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