Baseball may be a game, but don’t let that fool you. Major League Baseball is a very big business and the stakes are very high. Public relations fuels a big part of league revenues and every team must be on its toes when it comes to crisis management. The Washington Nationals created a bit of a public relations crisis last week when they made the decision to prematurely end the season of their star pitcher Stephen Strasburg, one of the best young hurlers in the game. The Nationals had the best record in baseball, Strasburg was having a sensational season and the decision to shut him down (for potential) health reasons may have jeopardized the team’s World Series championship hopes.
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