Found October 28, 2012 on hardballchat.com:
This is one of those columns that is destined to get some fan response. Sure, the timing may seem a bit weird as the Giants are on the verge of winning their second World Series championship in three years. This might seem like the worst possible time to question the general manager, but I think it is the best possible time. After all, it is easy to question someone when they are down. It takes a little more chutzpah to question someone when they are on top. To understand the logic here, you need to follow me through the following story. I was sitting at a blackjack table in Bioloxi, Mississippi. The person next to me proceeded to double down on 12, split fives, and stand on 13 when the dealer had a ten showing. Yet, through all of this they ended up winning and they had the tallest stack of chips at the table. So, were they the best poker player or were they the luckiest poker player? Similarly, when looking at baseball teams and baseball executives we have to ask whether the team ...
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