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Throwback Thursday: Brave New Wide World

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 30 / 17

We turn back the clock to 20 years ago this week, when Disney opened its Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando with a Reds-Braves Spring Training game.  The "state-of-the-art playground" cost $100M to build and at launch included a 9,50...

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