BUSINESS OF BASEBALL LUNCH
Billy Beane, Manager Oakland A’s
Andrew Zimbalist, Professor & Leading Baseball Economist
David Forst, Assistant General Manager and Vice President Oakland A’s
Peter Gammons, Hall of Fame Journalist
April 22, 2013 | 11:00am – 1:30pm
Location: State Room | 60 State Street | Boston
Two of the greatest minds involved in professional sports, Oakland Athletics’ General Manager Billy Beane and Hall of Fame writer Peter Gammons, will join Boston’s business community for a powerful and candid forum, the Business of Baseball to discuss “Moneyball Revisited a Decade Later” on April 22 atop the State Room in downtown Boston. Moderated by Gammons, a panel of high-profile executives will share insights on the “enterprise” of America’s favorite pastime as the 2013 season kicks off. Other panelists include: Andrew Zimbalist, Robert A. Woods Professor of Economics at Smith College, baseball economist and author of “Moneyball Revisited” and David Forst, Assistant General Manager and Vice President of the A’s.
The lunch will feature a pre-event VIP party, where guests will mingle with Beane, Gammons and panelists before the discussion. Insiders receive $25 off orginial ticket price! Visit https://www.fundraise.com/globeinsiders to purchase your discounted ticket today!
All proceeds benefit Paul and Theo Epstein’s Foundation To Be Named Later, which serves disadvantaged youth in the Greater Boston and Chicago areas. FTBNL sends 30 deserving Boston area students to the college of their choice through the Peter Gammons College Scholarship. The foundation has raised more than $5.5 million and serves more than 200 nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit www.ftbnl.org