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Social Problems in Major League Baseball: Revisiting and Expanding Talamini’s Analysis Twenty Years Later

@inproceedings{Vermilion2009SocialPI,
  title={Social Problems in Major League Baseball: Revisiting and Expanding Talamini’s Analysis Twenty Years Later},
  author={Mark Vermilion and G. Stoldt and Jordan R. Bass},
  year={2009}
}
  • Mark Vermilion, G. Stoldt, Jordan R. Bass
  • Published 2009
  • Political Science
  • The purpose of this research was to review, revisit, and expand Talamini’s social problems within Major League Baseball (MLB). Talamini’s categories, which include gambling, player/managerial violence, spectator violence, cheating, crime, and greed are reviewed and applied to social problems in MLB since the original publication in 1987. In order to better understand social problems and deviant behavior within MLB, the original categories are related to specific deviance theories to better… CONTINUE READING
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