Apparently, it’s news that the Houston Astros are capable of watching television and telling their players about it. What a crime!
According to ESPN, a tremendous life lesson that even non-baseball people could learn from was recently taught by the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. It’s one that a lot of people could learn from, including Major League Baseball itself. They won’t, of course. It’s too easy a fix and makes too much sense and, most of all, works – therefore it won’t be done. But let’s imagine for a moment that people pay attention.
What happened to baseball? Thirty years ago it was the national pastime. Now? Not so much. It’s been passed up by just about everything. ESPN, the so-called “World-wide Leader In Sports” has regulated it to a third-or fourth tier sport, at best. Don’t believe me? Look at the top of their website!
The idea of the team name is to strike fear into the heart of your opponent, right? So, why do so many teams get this wrong?