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Saturday, July 11, 2015

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The All-Star game just isn’t the same. It used to be an event. Players in one league wanted to show the players in the other league that their team was better. It’s was also one of the only chances for fans to see players outside our home team’s league.

That’s not the way it is now. With interleague play, MLB.TV, and the games available on cable TV, we get to see any player just about any time we want. It’s also become a game with 1,000 players on the roster where everybody has to participate. Like the NBA’s and NFL’s games, it’s a meaningless exhibition. Although MLB wants us to think it really matters, everybody knows better.

I will probably watch the game because I’m a baseball nut who watches a lot of baseball. But, if my wife brings home a good movie, I’m might just skip it and watch the highlights in morning.

Jim Furtado Posted: July 11, 2015 at 10:08 AM | 44 comment(s)
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