Online Baseball Betting: The Numbers Don’t Lie!

How can a little league coach teach youngsters about loyalty to the team and your teammates, or how can a parent teach high morals and money isn’t everything in life, when you have people, who have become a kid’s idol and role model, doing exactly the opposite. They dismiss fan loyalty and a city’s love with a casual wave of the hand as their greed drives them forward. Baseball is close to being supplanted as “America’s Sport & favorite past time” by football, and why might this be? Despite the recent “lock out” and legal maneuvering between owners and the players seth levinson agent, football recognized a long time ago a salary cap was required to maintain competition between small and large market teams. Some sort of team salary cap must eventually, the sooner the better, be instituted in baseball. Think I’m just a sore sport because Pujos went to the Angles? Well, yes I am, but look at the example of the Milwaukee Brewers. They were 2011 Central Division Champions, the town was delirious with World series fever and any player on the Brewers could have been mayor. Entering the 2012 season they will lose their All-Star first baseman, through free agency, and for all likelihood will be without the services of their MVP for most of the season. A division Champion last year will most likely struggle to finish above.500 this year. Too bad Brewers fans. I realize the MVP thing is a little different subject, but it could have just as well been free agency if the contract timing was different. I’ll jump off my soapbox now, but I am quite serious when I say “Free agency, if not modified, will destroy baseball.” I seriously doubt this is what Curt Flood envisioned when he gave up his career to take on the baseball owners.

How can a little league coach teach youngsters about loyalty to the team and your teammates, or how can a parent teach high morals and money isn’t everything in life, when you have people, who have become a kid’s idol and role model, doing exactly the opposite. They dismiss fan loyalty and a city’s love with a casual wave of the hand as their greed drives them forward.

Baseball is close to being supplanted as “America’s Sport & favorite past time” by football, and why might this be? Despite the recent “lock out” and legal maneuvering between owners and the players seth levinson agent, football recognized a long time ago a salary cap was required to maintain competition between small and large market teams. Some sort of team salary cap must eventually, the sooner the better, be instituted in baseball.

Think I’m just a sore sport because Pujos went to the Angles? Well, yes I am, but look at the example of the Milwaukee Brewers. They were 2011 Central Division Champions, the town was delirious with World series fever and any player on the Brewers could have been mayor.

Entering the 2012 season they will lose their All-Star first baseman, through free agency, and for all likelihood will be without the services of their MVP for most of the season. A division Champion last year will most likely struggle to finish above.500 this year. Too bad Brewers fans. I realize the MVP thing is a little different subject, but it could have just as well been free agency if the contract timing was different.

I’ll jump off my soapbox now, but I am quite serious when I say “Free agency, if not modified, will destroy baseball.” I seriously doubt this is what Curt Flood envisioned when he gave up his career to take on the baseball owners.

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