Kansas City Zephyrs Baseball Club, Inc.
Describes a dispute between the owners of the major league baseball teams and the players' union about the profitability of the baseball teams. The issue is important because of the ongoing collective bargaining negotiations. A consultant is brought in to decide whether a representative team, the Kansas City Zephyrs, is making or losing money. He has to settle a number of accounting disputes about roster depreciation, signing bonuses, deferred compensation, and stadium costs.