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In the Best Interests of Baseball?

August 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

What exactly does the leaking of financial information about six teams by Deadspin.com seek to change at the end of the day?  In 2006–in the name of competitive balance–Major League Baseball, Inc. set in place a system to share revenues from the richest teams–those whose markets will always remain demographically enhanced–with the poorest ones.  Upsetting […]

Do the Hats Really Have to Be Red, White, and Blue?

July 6, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day.  They’re the holy trinity of American summer holidays.  The triumvirate of patriotic celebrations.  The mention of these three days evokes the image of American flags planted at the heads of lawns, the scent of charcoal slowly burning to its embers, and the mild droning of baseball games playing […]