Connor chalks up the general pro-ownership stance of fans to (a) media bias; and (b) envy. Maybe you agree, maybe you don't, but check out his whole argument before you make up your mind.
Why are American sports fans, who are prone to sympathizing with labor concerns
in just about every walk of life, so pro-owner when it comes to athletics? . . .
. . . why are fans still so reflexively anti-player/pro-ownership?
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Many longtime ShysterBall readers know who Diesel is. For those who don't, Diesel is a frequent commenter in these parts and, more significantly, was the voice behind the now-dead blog Two Guys Who, Like, Never Agree. Diesel's real name is Connor Doyle, and Mr. Doyle has started a new blog. While it will stray into areas outside of sports, today he's on about baseball. Working from Joe Sheehan's broadside of the draft, Connor has a really good question: