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Debunking myth of baseball's demise

Originally Published: September 15, 2010
By Jim Caple | Page 2

A lot of people say that baseball is no longer our national pastime. And they're right. That's because the new national pastime is bashing baseball.

At least, that's the media's favorite pastime, apart from keeping as many people as possible as scared as possible as often as possible. No matter what happens, the media trashes baseball, while lavishing a man-crush of praise on the NFL. No matter the facts, the storyline is always that baseball is as hopelessly irrelevant and stubbornly ...

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