Sunday, May 08, 2011

Is Apple more popular than baseball? - Apple 2.0 - Fortune Tech:

Could it be that Apple is more popular than America's national sport?

The company is certainly more profitable than professional baseball. Apple's revenue for fiscal year 2010 was $65.2 billion, $9.8 billion from the Apple stores alone, compared with the MLB's total revenue of $7 billion.

And as the chart above shows, visitors to the Apple stores -- which will celebrate their 10th anniversary next week -- overtook attendance at Major League Baseball stadiums in 2006 and never looked back.