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Old 09-13-2013, 08:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Mr. Jinx View Post
I may not agree with everything else on the post but you make a good point. I take exception with the last point though. Simply using the "that's the way it always has been" is a pretty weak argument. Travel, equipment, nutrition, training, and the quality of the fields are so much better than they were 100, 50, even 20 years ago. Very little in the world is the same today as it was 100 years ago.
OK, fair point, I will agree with, I suppose that if someone has any real proof baseball players can be expected to maintain their level of play with added travel time, I would be willing to consider it, I just don't buy the argument that "other sports can do it, so why can't baseball???" What is a tough road trip for the Hawks or Bulls? 8 games in 14 days? Guffaw.

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