Re: My oddball idea... Exploiting a market.
Interesting idea, but let's say you are MLB team and you have enough money to open one training site anywhere in the world.. It just doesn't seem practical to pick India. It's further away and the kids don't naturally play it. You could spend that money in practically any Latin American country and get a better return on investment (in terms of prospects signed).
Think about it if India started opening up Cricket academies here.. I just don't think the best US athletes would be attracted, even if hypothetically cricket stars made big money. It's just a big cultural gap to bridge.
Thank you Walt and Bob for going for it in 2012 AND 2013!
Nov. 13, 2007: One of the greatest days in Reds history: John Allen gets the boot!