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Eric Fisher

Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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The Sit-Down: Dave Kaval, President, Oakland A’s and San Jose Earthquakes

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 02 / 20 / 17

I ’m pretty much focused on the A’s. There’s a lot to do with the ballpark and re-engaging the community to get their input on everything we’re doing with the organization. [We’re] really engaging the community to get their input on where we should build, w...

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