These changes replace baseball’s timeless, adaptable ways with the hidebound legalism that is already strangling the life out of football.
A plan to increase baseball’s entertainment value and adapt the game to our ever-shortening attention spans. The future of the sport depends on it!
The problem with baseball right now is that Major League ballparks are too small. The players have outgrown them.
The balance baseball Hall of Fame voters have struck in recognizing imperfect men with great achievements can inform how we view America’s founders.
Baseball must not be enslaved to the same mechanistic, progressivist paradigm worshipped by our technocratic elite.
If technology can provide an accurate and impartial strike zone, robot umps will enhance the real human elements of the game.
The dramatic and tragic end of Roberto Clemente’s career capped a story that is uniquely American and uniquely baseball.
The city best-suited for another MLB team is rarely mentioned despite all the demographic, economic, and historical arguments in its favor. Baseball should put a third team in New York.
If Oakland As catcher Bruce Maxwell’s grandstanding spreads to the rest of the MLB, baseball is at a much greater risk for its survival than the NFL is. Here’s why.
The baseball season tests and exposes teams over the long haul rather than isolated, random stints. That’s what makes this week’s single-elimination wild card play-in games so improper.
Baseball is not and has never been a timed game. Adding a clock would profoundly alter its very character by changing how the game’s outcome is determined.
The Mets announced they will extend field nets to the camera wells beyond the dugouts. That will both shield far more spectators while reducing the value of many more seats.
Regardless of which team you root for, if you are a fan of our nation’s oldest pastime you should be rooting for the success of the game’s next generation of superstars.
There is no other major sport where an athlete is asked to perform a task so completely out of his comfort zone. The designated hitter fixes this problem.
For a sport with a deep connection to its history, changing the rules for extra innings would be dramatic. It would also be a huge mistake, and alienate longtime fans.
The improbable link between Javier Baez and Francisco Lindor isn’t this year’s only World Series parallel. Parallel universes are colliding all over the place.
Watching this Cubs team win the National League Championship Series against the Dodgers Saturday night was absolutely perfect.
So the Pedro Martinez celebrated the Cleveland Indians’ victory with a war whoop. Big freakin’ deal. Can we get back to the game?
It wouldn’t be out of bounds to ask sensitive Toronto folk to cast their eyes west and tell us why ‘Eskimo’ gets a pass while ‘Indian’ doesn’t.
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