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This Graph Shows You How Baseball Is Slowly Dying..............
© Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports
As the players and owners continue to duke it out, this graph quietly reveals that baseball is slowly dying...

How do they save baseball?

(Barstool Sports)
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Step One: actually play the games (will happen soon enough) Step Two: Don't go political to piss off the majority of your fans (they might screw this part up)
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Step 3. Hire Lenny Dykstra and Aubrey Huff to top executive positions in the MLB front office.
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Step 4: Stop with all this launch angle and spin rate bull shite. Make them actually play baseball instead of trying to hit home runs or strike out trying every at bat.
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Soccer trending upward. Communism confirmed.
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soccer is going to hit a big strong brick wall when we fail to qualify for the 2022 world cup again. I will book mark this post for when it happens. Playing for your country is hard enough. Including politics about what you feel is bad about your country and then going to play the games is poison for the team. We will do worse in qualifying than we did in the 2018 cycle. In addition, there is a large conservative fan base for the sport (like myself) who is going to leave with the politics being injected into it in the last 3y.
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Too bad you can’t bookmark this shite response claremontrich. We will qualify for 2022.
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That big jump for baseball in the mid 90s. Thank you Bobby, Smoltz, Maddox & Co.
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More like they started juicing and hitting bombs at an alarming rate.
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not surprising football was down at the end of the cowboys run in the 90s
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Is baseball dying? I no longer care. Same sentiment for the NFL & NBA.
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This is why you don't play 182 games a year.
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Make professional baseball not be boring as hell to watch. I would rather watch golf, than sit through so many games that don't matter.
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Where are the NHL fans? I'm actually surprised that baseball and basketball are as close as they are on the graph.
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Stats somewhat misleading to me. It says what is your favorite sport. My favorite (and that of many sports fans) is football, but I love watching baseball too.
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MLB season needs to be cut in half. And make all playoff series 5 games. Also bring back 10 cent beer nights.
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Basketball is the actual joke and should be destroyed. It’s agenda is corrupt and anti American in many ways.
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A bunch of guys getting paid in a pretty wide open market? Sounds All-American to me.
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It’s not an open market. It has a rookie pay scale and max contracts. Sounds pretty socialistic actually.
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Doesn't say much for the NBA.
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Eh. Basic product lifecycle. Baseball had its day. Soon, it will be soccer.
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Pro baseball sucks. Plain and simple. Haven't watched in years. Did go to a Yankees game not too long ago and then went through the whole lineup and I realized I didn't recognize a single name in the order. I wondered around the stadium and left in the 7th.
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Everything will decline the longer this racism BS goes on. People are tuning out anythi g that preaches a political message. That's the kind of thing that sports are supposed to give us a break from.
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This is somewhat misleading. The poll asks what is your "favorite" sport. I have loved playing, teaching, coaching, and watching baseball with a passion since I was 5 y/o, but my favorite sport to watch has been college football for many years.
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maybe make it more exciting to watch, and make it available for youth
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Lol, dude warming up next to him must feel like shit
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Whoops, meant to post this on that Cubs pitcher throwing 105mph
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I havent watched baseball in years so take that baseball.
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Make the basepaths a couple feet closer. Let's see some stolen bases and some more bang bang plays on the dirt. Cut the season in half. Dont fine for fights
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