The Wall Street Journal has put out a very interesting article about the median revenues of major football schools and the numbers are not good for baseball at all. Baseball on average at these schools lose $709,000 while the football programs make nearly 2 million dollars. These numbers are skewed as most major football schools in the northern part of the country have fully funded football programs but do not fully fund the baseball program.
Another reason is the fact that the stadiums in the northern part of the country are also sub-par. You can check out the full article by clicking here.
What can be done to save our great sport?