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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Baseball games still take too long. Blame the Red Sox.

With beer going for $9.00 a pop, every extra minute increases concession sales. But more money can’t be the cause. Right?

Jim Furtado Posted: April 22, 2014 at 03:20 PM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: red sox, time of game, yankees

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   1. Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site Posted: April 22, 2014 at 03:36 PM (#4691353)
Does any sport other than baseball routinely track how long it takes to play a game? It doesn't seem like football takes any less time than baseball and even hockey takes about 2:30-2:40 which is not outrageously less than a 3:00 baseball game.

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