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Yankee Stadium - Empty, but not for baseball 2020
Posted in 2020 MLB season MLB Empty Ballparks 2020 MLB Summer Camp 2020

MLB Summer Camp: Eerie But Hopeful Days At The Ballpark

MLB never said this would be easy. Even with no fans in the stands, players and coaches are being tested in more ways than one….

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MLB introduces the Universal DH
Posted in 2020 MLB season MLB Analysis MLB Rule Changes

MLB: Sorry purists – Expanded Playoffs and Universal DH are here to stay

MLB is introducing a universal DH and an expanded postseason. Purists will wince, but sound reasons are backing both. Once in, though, they stay in….

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Robo-Umpire A long Time Coming MLB (si.com)
Posted in Analysis MLB Rule Changes Robo-Umpires

The Robot Umpire: The technology is there – it makes no sense not to use it

The Robot Umpire is not prone to human error, and it never has a bad day. In 2018, home plate umpires made 34,294 mistakes. How…

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A Readers Response (Photo: The Merry Catholic)
Posted in MLB Rule Changes

A Reader Replies To Yesterday’s MLB Rule Changes Article

Jim Aulenti is a member of the Baseball Is A Religion Facebook Group. Following is his reply to my story titled MLB Rule Changes – Into A…

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The Swirl Of Baseball Rule Changes (Photo: The Ringer - Getty Images)
Posted in MLB Editorial MLB Rule Changes

MLB Rule Changes – Into A Bold New Future (Part 2)

Sweeping MLB rule changes have been announced and more are forthcoming. But, here’s a couple of rule changes that should be on the table… Note:…

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1876 First Publication Of Baseball Rules (Photo: Pinterest)
Posted in Mets MLB History MLB Rule Changes Yankees

Mets And Yankees Fans: Why The Need For New Rules (Part 1)

Sweeping rule changes are coming to baseball. The first in a two-part series, this explores how and why we got to this point… Rule changes…

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Posted in Baseball Commentary MLB Editorial

Alas – There’s A Reason Why Baseball Is Called Our National Pastime

Come hell or high water; there will be a Twenty-Second Clock in Major League Baseball. The Commissioner says so, and the player’s union will cave….

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MLB Revenue Sharing
Posted in George Steinbrenner MLB Editorial Revenue Sharing

Revenue Sharing: George Steinbrenner Soon To Be Vindicated

Former Yankees owner, George Steinbrenner, did all he could but ended up losing the battle against revenue sharing. Soon, he will be vindicated. No one…

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