Dec 08 2011
This was a post that was featured on one of our sister sites Unathleticmag. It was written by Norty and he deserves credit which is why we’re posting it on here.
As you all might know, the Green Bay Packers sold stock to the public for the fifth time in their 92-year history. The stock gives fans the opportunity to own a piece of the defending champions, undefeated through 12 games this season, but is unlike traditional U.S. common stocks. Ownership in the Packers confers voting rights, but the shares offer no dividend, no chance for appreciation, practically no transfer rights and not even a shot at a highly prized season ticket.
Anyway, let’s say you could actually benefit from being an “owner” of a particular team. If that was the case, and all teams offered stock, here’s who we would buy…