"The author's analysis is first-rate. Experts and general readers will learn quite a bit from this book."--Steven Riess, author ofCity Games: The Evolution of American Urban Society and the Rise of Sports "Danielson brings to this book a life-long interest in sports as a dedicated fan. Drawing upon insights from economics, political science, and urban studies, as well as popular sports literature and business history, the author provides an account that will inform and entertain all readers interested in the phenomenon of professional teams."--James Quirk, author ofPay Dirt: The Business of Professional Team Sports.Danielson, Michael N. is the author of 'Home Team Professional Sports and the American Metropolis' with ISBN 9780691070643 and ISBN 0691070644.