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Field Of Dreams

You don't have to be Mark McGwire to score big in sports. Here's how you can hit a home run with a sports event franchise.

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This story appears in the July 1999 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

In , you were on the , yet nowyou're sitting behind a desk wearing a suit. While shufflingpaperwork, you pray for weekends and calculate whether a 7-ironwill make the 14th hole. You had thought about a career in ,but that seemed about as likely as becoming a rock star, so youopted for an MBA program.

Sound familiar? If so, it's high time you ditched the 9-to-5life and returned to the world of team sports because, even if youdon't play like , you can still make a career out of yourlove of sports. There may only be a few Jerry Maguires out there,but there are countless enthusiasts waiting for someonelike you to organize and guide their events.

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