If, at around 9:30 this morning, you did a Google News search for “baseball,” these two articles would have showed up right at the top:
1. “Yankees’ spending could hurt baseball“; and
The first article is an editorial from a somewhat venerable newspaper of record in a somewhat venerable eastern industrial town. The second article appears to come from some random twentysomething blogger with interesting hair. My guess is that far more people read the paper every day than read that blog. Which is a shame, because the newspaper editorial is full of baloney, and the blogger, who actually marshals some facts and cogent arguments, is pretty much right.