York U sports marketing expert available on 2015 MLB season


TORONTO, April 10, 2015 − The Toronto Blue Jays play their home opener of the 2015 Major League Baseball season on Monday, April 13 against American League East Division rival Tampa Bay Rays at Rogers Centre.

Even as sports pundits begin to predict the odds of the team making the playoffs for the first time since its World Series championship in 1993, York U Sports Marketing Instructor Vijay Setlur is analyzing the business of baseball as a whole. Setlur is available for media interviews to discuss and comment on topics including:

-fan interest and attendance
-Blue Jays season promotions
-overall youth interest in baseball
- ticket prices and affordability

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Media Contact: Gloria Suhasini, York University Media Relations, 416 736 2100 ext. 22094, suhasini@yorku.ca