Nero Fiddled


I need to preface this post by saying that in 2004 – 05 I worked for the New York Mets, not the greatest of times, but a big time learning experience. I also want to emphasize again that this is not a political blog, but sport and society are intertwined. This also could be interpreted as another baseball bashing, so be it. When I found out that Citibank, the latest financial institution to go on corporate welfare is going ahead and paying $400 million for naming rights to the Mets new stadium I went ballistic. This is wrong, that is your money and my money they are spending. Just think how many teachers and mortgages that could be funded for that money. The Mets owners are fiddling while Rome is burning. Having caught their act for almost a year I must say I am not surprised. Shame on you!
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Vern Gambetta

Vern Gambetta

Director at Gambetta Sports Training Systems
Vern is the Director of Gambetta Sports Training Systems. He has been the a conditioning coach for several MLS teams as well as the conditioning consultant to the US Men's World Cup Soccer team. Vern is the former Director of Conditioning for the Chicago White Sox and New York Mets. He has lectured and conducted clinics in Canada, Japan, Australia and Europe and has authored six books and over one hundred articles related to coaching and sport performance in a variety of sports. He has a BA in teaching with a coaching minor and an MA in Education with an emphasis in physical education from Stanford University.
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