MLBDownload App

The Boys Of Summer ... Really ??? Summer ???

Bermuda BobAnalyst IIOctober 16, 2009

Am I the only person to wonder why we still call Baseball the game of "The Boys of Summer" ??? 

In recent years, we've started the season with April Showers - SNOW SHOWERS - that is, in Yankee Stadium ... and last week we had a game postponed in Colorado due to 4" of snow !!!

How can anyone consider the Baseball Playoffs a fair representation of the absolute best team in Baseball when the majority of the season is contested in summer weather which varies from the oppressive Texas heat to the coolest of northern climates - then the Championship is decided in 40 degree or less weather !!!

... and why, have we had to wait four (4) days ???  So we can create a new accolade for a player ???   Do we really want a "Mr. November" ???

Personally, I think it was because FOX was afraid to tell Gordon Ramsey his Hell's Kitchen was being pre-empted by the American past-time !!!

 

Where can I comment?

Stay on your game

Latest news, insights, and forecasts on your teams across leagues.

Choose Teams
Get it on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Real-time news for your teams right on your mobile device.

Download
Copyright © 2017 Bleacher Report, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. BleacherReport.com is part of Bleacher Report – Turner Sports Network, part of the Turner Sports and Entertainment Network. Certain photos copyright © 2017 Getty Images. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of Getty Images is strictly prohibited. AdChoices