Originally posted on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 5/9/13
We did talk briefly about the attendance, but really not much at all. We’ve both agreed that it shouldn’t dominate the headlines a second year in a row. Lackluster attendance and how tired we are of talking about it Bud Shaw’s article about the long-term project TV ratings and how far they’re up year over year You can’t get the pulse of casual fans that stopped going Nick Swisher truly has intangibles LeBron dancing and picture-taking vs. Nick Swisher’s mugging and dancing Grady Sizemore and Travis Hafner while great guys and decent players weren’t electric personalities Mike Aviles throwing sunflower seeds at Terry Francona during in-game interview Francona setting his own bar so very high for himself in Boston Jonathan Papelbon and how purely hateable he is Theo Epstein and how he’s disappeared into the Cubs job Brett Meyers, Daisuke Matsuzaka and the also-rans in the system Ubaldo Jimenez and how Francona is managing him
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