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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Honor Code: a player will not lie, cheat, steal, or tolerate those who do.

Fans should call for an honor code for Major Baseball League (MBL) players and that should take care of the "sportsmanship, integrity, character" qualification for the Hall of Fame.  And require current living Hall of Fame former players to swear that they played by that code when they were players: Nolan Ryan, Whitey Ford, Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Carl Yastrzemski.  All of them.

Golfers call penalties on themselves.

Tennis players in juniors call the lines.

Instead of faking being hit by a pitch, +Derek Jeter would decline first base if the umpire mistakenly ruled HBP.  How refreshing would that be?

Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Black Sox: some thoughts.

Why don't we apply the commissioner Landis standard, which seems to be that of the U.S. military academy honor code:

"A cadet will not lie, cheat, steal, or tolerate those who do."

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