Alumni College: Play Ball!

An upcoming Alumni College seminar will explore the financial side of America's favorite sport, followed by a field trip to Fenway Park for an afternoon game. "The Business of Baseball," to be held on Saturday, May 29, will start with panel discussions at the Harvard Club of Boston at 374 Commonwealth Avenue. The morning agenda includes:

Peter Carfagna '75, J.D. '79, general counsel for International Management Group, a Cleveland, Ohio-based, sports marketing and management agency, who will discuss the agent's perspective.

Tom Werner '71, an owner and chairman of the Boston Red Sox, who will address the owner's point of view.

Janet Marie Smith, an architect and team vice president of planning and development, who will talk about Fenway's past and future architectural design.

Later, attendees will head to Fenway to see the Sox host the Seattle Mariners.

Pre-registration is required. To sign up on-line, visit www.haa.harvard.edu and click on "Alumni College." For more information, e-mail haa_alumnicollege@harvard.edu or call 617-495-1920.

     

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