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Daver
05-15-2002, 01:23 PM
Sound familiar? (http://www.msnbc.com/news/752535.asp?cp1=1)

sox_fan_4life
05-15-2002, 01:30 PM
If the players go on strike I will just about be done with professional baseball.

Paulwny
05-15-2002, 01:35 PM
Players+Owners= Kill the Golden Goose
Didn't they learn anything from the last fiasco?

duke of dorwood
05-15-2002, 01:37 PM
iT'S OBVIOUS, NO ONE HAS.

Clarkdog
05-15-2002, 01:59 PM
If they strike, the players will lose. Fans should not tolerate an extended work stoppage mid-season when players have and will continue to have 100MM+ contracts. I simply can't identify with that. Regardless of the owner's math on how much money they claim to be losing.

Baseball needs greater revenue sharing and salary cap policy. It is a necessity in modern pro sports economics.

The supply and demand model curves prove it.

cheeses_h_rice
05-15-2002, 01:59 PM
It's a good thing the White Sox are playing so lousy this year. I'd hate to have them be, oh, in first place when the strike hits. That's never happened before.

MattSharp
05-15-2002, 02:07 PM
Yea I just read this on ESPN: http://espn.go.com/mlb/news/2002/0515/1382560.html

I would have to agree that I would lose interest again for a few years, but I wouldn't abandon the sport. The owners should do anything they can to avoid a strike. They already talk about losting revenue and a strike would take away a LOT of fans. SO this is the worst thing that could happen to them....

raul12
05-15-2002, 02:15 PM
:shammy

i save baseball last time. i do it again. da fans, dey luv da home run. i even do the hop too.

Paulwny
05-15-2002, 02:20 PM
Originally posted by Clarkdog

Baseball needs greater revenue sharing and salary cap policy. It is a necessity in modern pro sports economics.

The supply and demand model curves prove it.

Not according to Baseball 101 as taught by King George in NY.

moochpuppy
05-15-2002, 02:21 PM
IMO, Major League baseball, as we know it will not survive another strike.

Clarkdog
05-15-2002, 02:40 PM
Originally posted by Paulwny


Not according to Baseball 101 as taught by King George in NY.

LOL! Free market economics don't work in a monarchy dictatorship.

bjmarte
05-15-2002, 02:45 PM
I hate to move away from the serious discussion going on here, but I love the picture of Bud at the top of the page daver linked to. Did he forget to put in his dentures or what?

http://a799.ms.akamai.net/3/799/388/29d1fba0056610/www.msnbc.com/news/1487000.jpg

Procol Harum
05-15-2002, 02:56 PM
And as icing on the cake of our discontent, may I just reiterate what a joke Bud Selig is?

MisterB
05-15-2002, 05:59 PM
I have a simple plan for saving Baseball:

1. Get Bud and all the owners and their lawyers together in a room with Fehr and all the union's lawyers.

2. Lock the doors.

3. Seal the room and pump all the air out.

Then we can get back to enjoying the games! :D: