The impact of the 1981 and 1994-1995 strikes on Major League Baseball attendance: a time-series analysis

  title={The impact of the 1981 and 1994-1995 strikes on Major League Baseball attendance: a time-series analysis},
  author={Martin B. Schmidt and David J. Berri},
  journal={Applied Economics},
  pages={471 - 478}
Protracted labour disputes in professional team sports have become increasingly common in the past 30 years. Although each of the four major professional team sports in the USA have experienced episodes of labour strife, Major League Baseball has the longest and most frequent experience with labour-management conflict. Fans and the media claim with each incident permanent harm is done to baseball's standing as the national pastime. The purpose of this paper is to ascertain whether such claims… 

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