UC Merced: Addition of a Baseball Team. Why Baseball?. Chance to add to the athletic culture of the school. Attract new student base to the school. Generate a fan base and offer baseball youth camps in the community.
-Potential Television deal
-"Bobcats" logo. Will aid in the selling of merchandise
-Sponsorship at events and on field
-Field Rentals when not used by school
-Popularity will increase the amount of applicants, higher demand = higher tuition
-Alumni of baseball team will potentially "give back" through donations
Anticipated Total: $6,000,000
Estimated Total Expenses:
Field will include:
The addition of a Baseball Team will further build the UC Merced community, offering another avenue of opportunity for its students. Furthermore, it will encourage the local community, schools and kids to get more involved. Financially, the Baseball program will give back, just as much as it may need to take in. Overall, it will be a major addition and will prove to be beneficial for all who attend UC Merced.