Found May 23, 2013 on Baseball Hot Corner:
“There’s just not enough parity in baseball; the same teams win every year.” I know you’ve heard these words because I’ve heard them, too. The truth is, every passionate fan of MLB has heard or will hear these words. It’s inevitable. It can’t be avoided. You will hear them. And if you support a small market club, you’ve probably uttered them yourself. Born out of New York Yankee success is perhaps the greatest myth in all of professional sports; that baseball lacks parity due to its monetary system. The myth would like to have you believe that the games are played in front offices, decided solely by negotiations over years and dollars. The myth would also have you believe that MLB is ruled by an elite class that can’t be supplanted. It simply isn’t true. For starters, the single greatest perpetrator of this myth no longer has the stranglehold on baseball that it once did. The New York Yankees ruthlessly dominated back when the American and National Leagues held only eight to ten te...
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