Groz: Even as a baseball purist, 50-game MLB season would be intriguing
It’s hard to argue against the point that the MLB has done damage to the perception of pro baseball with the ongoing dispute between the owners and the MLB Players Association. But as a result of their prolonged squabble over how to get the 2020 season off the ground, the league may end up with a pretty intriguing scenario.
In this week’s Just A Minute segment, 710 ESPN Seattle host emeritus Dave “The Groz” Grosby takes a look at the latest in baseball’s battle and why he, despite considering himself a purist of the game, is excited by the possibility of a 50-game regular season taking place in a league that has its 30 teams play over three times that many games – 162, to be exact – in a usual season.
For a more in-depth look at where things stand with MLB, read this post from Mariners insider Shannon Drayer.
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