Sunday, December 19, 2010

Letter to the Editor: Call for Socialism

Los Angeles Times
December 18, 2010 Saturday

Dear Editor,

So Angels fans are complaining that management didn't commit $142 million to Carl Crawford. That right there is what's wrong with baseball; while the Red Sox commit close to $300 million for two players, most of the teams become more and more irrelevant. MLB needs to come up with a way of dividing TV money equally among the 30 teams or a salary cap so that teams like the Yankees and Red Sox don't have the upper hand in regard to free agency. The luxury tax isn't working.

Roger Skillman
Dana Point


Anonymous said...

Do it like Obamacare - mandatory fan attendance and viewership to raise team revenues.

Anonymous said...

If only all the owners who already get the luxury tax welfare actually, you know, spent it on their teams.

Joe De Pastry said...

Yeah, the system is so messed up that the Giants and Rangers will probably buy pennants again next year.