Point: Shoeless Joe Jackson helped fix the 1919 World Series by deliberately playing below his standards.
Counterpoint: Jackson tried his best to win the 1919 World Series.
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As my first blog I would like to make a prediction.
The Minnesota Twins and Milwaukee Brewers in the World Series this year. The Twins are going to have Liriano all season and they signed Joe Crede. The Brewers made it to the playoffs last year but didn't have the bullpen with the pick up of Trevor Hoffman I believe l that they have a solid chance of making it all the way.
My final prediction: Twins over Brewers in six game series.
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This post is cynical, and sad...
In the last few years, we've seen some of the top baseball players of this generation take a long, hard fall. The players we once loved are no more than cheaters and liars to many people. It's really disheartening to see all of this. Maybe it's just me, maybe it's because I've grown up in the "Steroid Era," but I have to wonder, will we ever really know who's clean and who isn't? Even after the Mitchell Report, even if they reveal the other
When this conversation ends baseball will still have testing and they will still have a drug problem. In five years fans will say that drugs in baseball are no longer a problem. They will say that drug use has been minimized and the players are for the most part clean. They will say this and they will probably even believe this because of drug testing. How do I know this? I know this because that is what we are experiencing right now with football. What football shows us whether you like