The economic foundations of success for the Phillies and the Eagles

    What’s at the root of the recent success of Philadelphia sports teams? NewsWorks Tonight Producer Shai Ben-Yaacov spoke with Philadelphia Magazine sports writer Michael Bradley about how economics played a big role.

    The NFL lockout is over, and Eagles fans are looking forward to what on paper looks like an impressive team for 2011-2012. At the same time, the Phillies sit comfortably atop baseball’s ladder of success and look prepared to cruise into the post-season. What’s at the root of the recent success of these teams? NewsWorks Tonight asked Philadelphia Magazine sports writer Michael Bradley about how economics played a big role.

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