Lacob Speaker Series opens with Cardinals v. Cubs

  • March 30, 2017
  • By Melody Walker
  • 1 minute read
Cubs vs. Cardinals
Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Opening day for the Cardinals is Sunday, April 2, at Busch Stadium against the World Champion Chicago Cubs. But the real action takes place the next day at Olin when owners of the the two teams face off in the Lacob Business of Sports Speaker Series.

Bill DeWitt III, president of the St. Louis Cardinals and Tom Ricketts, chairman of the Chicago Cubs will discuss the business of baseball Monday, April 3, 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m., in Emerson Auditorium, Knight Hall.

All events are open to the public and do not require registration. Seating is on a first come, first served basis.

Upcoming speakers:

Ticketing Technologies
John Paul, Founder and CEO of VenueNext
April 7th, 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Simon Hall 110

Player Representation
Craig Landis, MLB Player Agent, representing Mike Trout, Paul Konerko, Randy Winn, Jay Payton, and Aaron Rowland
April 14th, 2017 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Simon Hall 110

The Joseph S. Lacob Business of Sports Speaker Series, provides Washington University students opportunities to network and interact with sports insiders working at all levels of industry, from college to professional sports. For more on Olin’s Business of Sports Program link to related blog post.

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Melody Walker

Melody Walker

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