Baseball

Mets General Manager Jared Porter Was Fired for Sending Inappropriate Texts to a Reporter. How Could the Team Have Avoided This Hiring Disaster?

The New York baseball squad's second major personnel crisis in the past year begs the question of how to hire and interview better. Our experts have the answers.

Kenny Herzog

How Topps Leapt Into the Future by Reimagining Baseball's Past

The iconic trading-card brand has found new success thanks to digital expansion and a collaboration with cutting-edge street artists ... and Dr. Anthony Fauci.

Kenny Herzog

How The Country's Goofiest Baseball Team Made Millions

The Savannah Bananas' Jesse Cole turned an unloved team into the hottest ticket in town. Now he has a lesson for every CEO who wants to turn a company around: Stop doing what people hate.

Jennifer Miller

Is It Time to Get Rid of That Disappointing Employee?

The Phillies recently demoted their underperforming third baseman, Maikel Franco. Should you take a play from their book?

Gene Marks

Why Baseball's Firings of Scouts Is a Cautionary Tale for Business

Today, successful teams like the Red Sox and the Yankees may analyze a potential player with analytics. But they also ask their scouts' opinions, as well.

Andy MacMillan

5 Sales Lessons From Vendors Hawking World Series Merch Outside Fenway Park

Here's what these master marketers have learned in the trenches.

Patrick Carone

What the Baseball Playoffs Can Teach Entrepreneurs About Fan Engagement

How Game 7 of the ALCS changed my outlook on engagement, and what you should watch for in the World Series.

Want to Inspire Your Team for Success? Check Out These 11 Quotes From World Series Champs.

Ramp up your teamwork with these inspirational quotes from Major League Baseball figures.

Carolyn Sun

Alex Rodriguez's 4 Major League Keys to Success

A-Rod, now a guest judge on Shark Tank, saw plenty of success during his baseball career, and has since stepped up to the plate in the business world.

How New Era Stays on Top of Consumers' Minds and on Top of Players' Heads

Innovation and legacy drive a company that's been keeping the sun out of people's eyes for 83 years.

Dan Bova