Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Business of Baseball

Major League Baseball is a capitalistic, for-profit enterprise. One of the biggest misconceptions about Major League Baseball seems to be that teams like the Yankees, Red Sox, Phillies and Dodgers “buy their players” in an effort to win world championships. Continue reading

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Major League Baseball and Their Stupid 5 Game Series

Major league baseball needs to seriously reevaluate their ridiculous best-of-5 playoff format in the Division Series. To lower variance and truly give determine the better team, the Division Series should be a best-of-7 series, like every other playoff series on the planet. Continue reading

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Boston Red Sox Give Terry Francona The Shaft – Good Thing For Yankees Fans!

Apparently the Boston Red Sox think they are the Yankees in the sense that they are supposed to compete for a World Series Championship every year. Back off, Boston, you should be worshipping the guy who brought you 2 titles in 8 years. You aren’t the Yankees and you never will be. Continue reading

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Instead of Discriminating or Judging, Think of This

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” Continue reading

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Speeding… Something Done by People Who Are Bad at Math!

Speeding in your vehicle is a terribly illogical mathematical decision, and it unnecessarily puts your life and the lives of others at risk. SLOW DOWN!

Here’s an easy way to see exactly how widespread the problem is.

Get in your car.

Get on the highway.

Set your cruise control to the exact speed limit.

Observe how many vehicles are passing you. (On a side note, you’ll probably also observe a lot of people who are visibly upset that you are not driving fast enough!)

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