I’ve written in the past about Fenway Sports Group and its not-subject-to-revenue-sharing money. The Red Sox are not the only team getting in on the act:
The Chicago White Sox are stepping up to the plate in the digital media arena.
Silver Chalice Ventures, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Major League Baseball team, is working with customers to boost business online and via mobile platforms by helping clients offer such services as the ability check scores on cell phones.
The revenue raised by Silver Chalice will not be subject to baseball’s revenue-sharing rules, meaning everything generated by Silver Chalice belongs 100 percent to the team, said Brooks Boyer, White Sox chief marketing officer and CEO of the new venture.
If David Glass were serious about making the Royals a winner he’d rebrand the pharmacies and sporting goods sections of every Wal-Mart store “Royal-Mart” and give Dayton Moore a billion dollars to play with every year.
Well, not the Dayton Moore part.