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World Baseball Classic Finishes With Record Attendance, Spike In Merch Sales

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 24 / 17

The World Baseball Classic finished its ’17 tournament with a final attendance of 1,086,720, up 23% from ’13 and a new record for the event. The fourth iteration of the event also included a draw of 51,565 for the title game Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium, the most attended game of th...

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