J.C. Bradbury

J.C. Bradbury, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair


Office: Prillaman Hall 4023

Phone: 470-578-7600

E-mail: jcbradbury@kennesaw.edu

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Academic Degrees



Ph. D.


George Mason University



M. A.


George Mason University



B. A.


Wofford College



Professional Experience


  2012-Present Department Chair and Professor, Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, Kennesaw State University



Department Chair and Professor, Department of Health, Physical Education, and Sport Science, Kennesaw State University



Associate Professor, Department of Health, Physical Education, and Sport Science, Kennesaw State University.



Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Sewanee: The University of the South.



Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, North Georgia College & State University



  2011 KSU Foundation Prize for Publication



Recent Professional Activities



“What Is Right with Scully-Estimates of a Player’s Marginal Revenue Product.” Journal of Sports Economics, 2013 (February) Vol. 14 (1): 87-96.



“The Impact of Pitch Counts and Days of Rest on Performance among Major-League Baseball Pitchers.” with Sean Forman. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 2013 (May) Vol. 26 (5): 1181-1187.


Hot Stove Economics: Understanding Baseball's Second Season. Copernicus/Springer, 2010.


“Working in the Land of the Metricians.” with David Berri. Journal of Sports Economics, 2010 (February), Vol. 11 (1): 29-4.


“Peak Athletic Performance and Ageing: Evidence from Baseball.” Journal of Sports Sciences, 2009 (April), Vol. 27 (6): 599-610.


“Spatially Targeted Government Spending and Heterogeneous Constituent Cost Shares.” with Frank Stephenson. The Journal of Private Enterprise, 2009, Vol. 24 (2): 1-17.


“Pigou at the Plate: Hitting Externalities in Baseball.” with Doug Drinen. Journal of Sports Economics, 2008 (April), Vol.9 (2): 211-224.


“Statistical Performance Analysis in Sport.” The Business of Sports, Volume 3: Bridging Research and Practice. Howard and Humphreys (eds.). Praeger, 2008.


“Does the Baseball Labor Market Properly Value Pitchers?” Journal of Sports Economics, 2007 (December), Vol. 8 (6): 616-632.


The Baseball Economist: The Real Game Exposed. Dutton/Penguin, 2007; Plume/Penguin, 2008 (paperback).


“Crime and Punishment in Major League Baseball: The Case of the Designated Hitter and Hit Batters.” with Doug Drinen. Economic Inquiry, 2007 (January), Vol. 45 (1): 131-144.


Professional Interests



Sports Economics, Public Economics, Industrial Organization