Tag Archives: Bud Selig

Sox appeal

There it is. 12:06 a.m. on the East Coast and Jonathan Papelbon has just struck out Seth Smith to end the 2007 World Series and the baseball season. As I have every year for as long as I can remember, I made sure I stayed up to watch the final out, to see the last

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Counting down to pitchers and catchers

I know I’ve got a lot to catch up on. I still haven’t finished the attendance comparison between the Nationals and Orioles and I have yet to go through my preseason predictions for each division to hold myself accountable for my rights and wrongs. That will come. For now, a few thoughts on the end

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An All-Star Game (or two) in Yankee Stadium’s future?

Two weeks ago, the New York Post reported that MLB officials and the Yankees have discussed awarding the 2008 All-Star Game to Yankee Stadium. (Rumor is that one will count.) That’s a great idea. Seriously, it’s a fine way to cap off the historic site’s long and storied history. It’s something they should’ve done in

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Keep it simple, stupid

Today’s games should count more than yesterday’s, if you ask me. Oh, there are no major-league games today? My point exactly. Driving into work this morning, a caller and the host made a point on WFAN about the idiocy known as “This One Counts.” (I won’t drop this until Major League Baseball does.) No matter

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I hate that this one counts

Of all the stupid things Bud Selig has brought to Major League Baseball (shiny toupees and used-car-dealer suits on national TV during the home run derby among them), determining which team gets home-field advantage for the league’s championship by using the outcome of an exhibition game has got to be one of the dumbest. There

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