Major League Baseball needs an overhaul. Attendance is now secondary to corporate partnerships and television deals. As a matter of fact, attendance is so bad it’s declined in 21 markets in the first half of the 2022 season to the tune of 5.7%.
That’s just this season. Attendance has been dropping
If you’re a New York Mets fan and are just happy that manager Buck Showalter has cured the clubhouse and the team is in “playoff contention”, then don’t read this article. Hoping a team can pull it out and be proactive in making that happen are two different things entirely.
Trading cards are fun to collect. For some it’s entertainment. For others, it’s an escape from the workweek. For the Fried Family, it’s different. Warren Fried has two children Aiden and Noa. The benefit they receive from card collecting is something I’d never heard about before. Noa has dyspraxia, and
While the series is ramping up the drama, and getting close to the first season finale, I do have a great interview with Michael Chiklis to whet your appetites.
Side note, Solomon Hughes really nailed the skyhook and all it meant to Kareem and the game. He worked hard on the
The New York Mets are currently winning, and when that happens a lot of other things get overlooked by the fanbase and media. Having watched Buck Showalter for many years, I thought I would point out some of his foibles every once in a while and see if they become
Ed Hearn was a member of the 1986 New York Mets team that won a World Championship. He played for the Kansas City Royals as well. After his career was over he became a speaker. I interviewed him after he had successfully overcome potential kidney failure 20 years ago when
Buck Showalter was talking to the media recently and said that we will see what happens with Jacob deGrom for Opening Day, and I didn’t believe him. The way he said it, the sell job wasn’t good.
As you all know, five minutes later, ESPN breaks the story via a source
The Wilpons were afraid of knowledge that didn’t align with theirs. This lasted for 22 years. Every once in a while you could hear the frustration in his voice when he was on a broadcast. Hernandez knows hitting. Every Mets fan thought he should talk to players and fix what
Baseball will never die. It’s played all over the world in different forms. As an example, there is Finnish baseball and a top prospect in the 2022 NHL Draft, Brad Lambert, talked about that with me recently.
“I have been to a Finnish baseball game, and we always played it in
Emile was my hockey friend. An NHL legend. Most notably with the New York Rangers front office from 1964-1976. He was the head coach and general manager for much of that time. We would have long chats about hockey and baseball. Everything he told me about hockey is in my