All Star Game

What is the Argument in Favor of the All-Star Game “Counting?”

It has been well over a decade that the outcome of the MLB All-Star Game has determined home field advantage for the World Series.  Babies born in 2003, the first year that the All-Star Game “counted” are almost teenagers.  Those children have lived their whole lives in a world where commercials like this one remind […]


Selig Experience Message: Seeking Corporate Welfare is Heroic

The multimedia Selig Experience opened at Miller Park on Friday, the latest and most attention-demanding measure to perpetually honor the former Brewers team owner and MLB commissioner.  Putting a statue and a plaque outside the stadium were hardly enough – only a permanent shrine with state-of-the-art 3D hologram technology is a fitting tribute to Selig.  […]


Memorial Day Thought: Too Much Easy Patriotism at MLB Games?

Memorial Day is a time when Americans are supposed to honor the sacrifices of the U.S. military.  We all pay our respects differently, and there’s no right or wrong way to express gratitude for fallen soldiers and those who are currently serving.  If you go to a fair number of baseball games, you’ve probably noticed […]