We must get our arms around it and come to grips with the fact it can’t be avoided.
In psychology there is a theory that attempts to explain an underlying bias based on the over reliance of a certain tool. This concept is often and easily represented by the saying, “when all you have is a hammer, everything starts to look like a nail”. From everything I have seen and read about RobContinue reading “Law Of The Instrument: Will Manfred Bang The Gavel?”
I could lie to you and tell you I always felt it was a stupid decision, but alas, reality is I didn’t think twice about it when the agreement was inked. I saw it as a nice compromise with an eye toward bringing back the game I love.
Rarely has anyone with any credibility called for a situation where the players would be asked to be unsafe. We’ve gotten to the point where simply saying you might like to see sports is being panned as insensitive or even dangerous.
Friends, I’m not going to relitigate all the plans, ideas, nagging thoughts, proposals and wet dreams of every person involved with MLB and the players union to restart playing the game. First, most of them are crap, worse, unrealistic crap. Second, none of them have threatened happening.
A suffering country, filled to the brim with people of all types enduring devastation economically on a scale none of us have ever seen, is going to have a very short fuse for the infighting of Millionaires (real or perceived) vs Billionaires (again, real or perceived).
Let’s look at MLB’s most recent effort to start addressing the return of baseball
Well, I suppose I have to come down on one side or the other, don’t I?
First, let me start with this, and its sad I have to add this in. This is not about politics.
The price we as a country and for that matter the world will pay as a result of COVID-19 will be heavy. The most obvious being loss of life, no matter how well it is ultimately contained the toll will be too great. Economically much of the world will be crippled, potentially for years to come.