Major League Baseball has seen this play before: A global calamity spreads fear and panic. Equity values plummet. The future gets scary.
And prices for the most valuable teams in the league hold their lead.
Questions for class discussion:
- What is revenue?
- Why is revenue important to a Major League Baseball franchise?
- How might the COVID-19 health crisis impact a Major League Baseball club’s ability to generate revenue?
- How do you think Forbes’ determines the value of a MLB franchise?
- How could franchise values increase despite the COVID-19 crisis?
- According to this report, what are the five most valuable MLB franchises?