We won’t abandon the wooden bat, but we’ll have robot umpires?
It’s kinda weird. On the one hand we have the promise of technology and the pursuit of the perfectly called game. On the other we have James Earl Jones reciting the words of his character, Terrance Mann, in “Field of Dreams”. Can we have it both ways? — "The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. "
We should bring it back!
Hey! Go easy on the Harvard bashing. If there were no Harvard, the world wouldn’t have… um… Napalm… Yeah! They tested the first napalm bomb on the Harvard Soccer field, because… well no one cares about soccer.
NASCAR needs to market to new audiences, they’re leaving money on the table.
FWIW: I subscribe to a substack that has “Tens of thousands of paid subscribers”. It’s possible to do better than “cigarette money”.
While I regret the reduction in the number of working journalists, I regret the reduction in the number of working editors even more.
I always wondered if Adams knew that 42 was Jackie Robinson’s number. It seemed too perfect and true to be a coincidence.