View Full Version : Baseballs Hypocrisy: The biggest thing juiced was the BALL.
12-03-2004, 10:26 AM
After the strike was over MLB had the manufacturers juice the hell out of the ball to create excitement and get the fans back and it WORKED. You can looked at the statictics in HRs, RBIs and BA and see how they skyrocketed during this period, chump shortstops were banging 30 homeruns. They de-juiced it a couple of years ago and the numbers have come down.
12-03-2004, 10:39 AM
I find it amazing that we keep saying we have superior athletes today because of more and better training, but only offensive records are broken on a regular basis. If we have better athletes, why haven't more no hitters been thrown (after all, pitchers are more specialized than ever)? Why hasn't someone beaten down the NBA blocking records? Why are defenses in the NFL regularly beat up upon in 30+ point games? Aren't defensive athletes getting better as well?
Wake up! All sports games are slanted toward the offense, and any adjustment the owners of the sport can take to increase offense will be made, including juiced balls (man that sounds nasty).
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