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From team doctors to an MLB team relocating to Las Vegas, there's no avoiding the business of baseball.

Originally Published: May 24, 2004
By Rob Neyer | ESPN.com

A quick tour around some recent happenings in the business of baseball ...

According to a New York Times article, roughly half the teams in the four major professional sports leagues "are now tied contractually to a medical institution." Worse, "Industry analysts expect that number to grow significantly."

That is, instead of teams going out and hiring the best doctors they can find, various institutions are paying the teams for the privilege -- and of course the publicity, which is ...

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