On this day in 1952, NBC’s “Today Show” premiered. For some reason, I think there was less controversy about that programming change than there is this time around. In other news…
J.C. Bradbury writes up his aging study at Baseball Prospectus. I look forward to the impending Colin Wyers takedown… What’s that? Oh, well that’s a shame.
Awesome graphics here by Dave Allen, charting the trend of Hall of Fame voting over the years for specific players.
This article seems to claim that the Red Sox and Mets are “trend setters” in the Latin American market. Red Sox? I wouldn’t put it past them. Mets? I think I might.
One of the most interesting takes on the McGwire admission is how Bud Selig treated it so very differently from the way he treated Alex Rodriguez’s admission. Also tangentially related is Fack Youk’s claim that JoePo is being inconsistent in his views regarding the admissions of McGwire and A-Rod, and JoePo’s subsequent response.
Just how smart are dolphins, you ask? Oh, you didn’t ask, did you. Well if you’re curious, they seem to be pretty damn smart.
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