Found May 02, 2012 on Bleed Black & Gold:
In anticipation of Reader Appreciation Week, we asked for article submissions for a guest column spot right here on BB&G.  We got quite a few worthy submissions from which we’ve selected our three favorite.  Thank you to all who entered and congratulations to our selected few.  Today’s guest column is particularly radical and I’m interested to hear everyone’s thoughts in the comments. By Robb Watters We are quickly coming up on twenty years since the Pirates have been relevant in the world of Major League Baseball. Blame has been passed around from fired managers to GMs to ownership (and especially) to the lack of salary cap in the league. Many have used the excuse that the Pirates simply can’t win because they either don’t have, or won’t spend, the money needed to compete with the likes of the Mets, Cubs, Yankees, and Red Sox. Of course, other small market clubs around the league have proven this excuse to be just that–another excuse from jilted fans. We’ve seen teams like Oakl...
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