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Thursday, June 30, 2011

BCS for MLB: Baseball Championship Series!

As documented in recent posts, the MLB schedule is aberrant, confusing, unfair and unknown to 99.99% of fans and even more of the media.

Combine that with fans selecting players for the MLB All Star game and the All Star game deciding home field advantage in the MLB finals (derived from the old World Series when there were two separate leagues) and my recent suggestion that playoff teams be selected by polls and voila ...

The Baseball Championship Series!

College football has the original BCS: Bowl Championship Series.  MLB could do the same thing: make a big mess that leads to uncertainty and controversy.  Hey, it would be an improvement.  At least strength of schedule could be considered.  Think about it.

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