Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 11/22/11
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According to MLB.com, Bud Selig is a hero. When he became commissioner in 1992, Major League Baseball was a $1 billion a year business. Baseball had revenues of over $7 billion in 2011. The sport is at an all time high for popularity. But are the changes that have been made and the pending changes that come with the new labor agreement what baseball fans want? In 1994 when the Wild Card format was introduced, many fans were disappointed by it. While it doubled the amount of teams in the playoffs and caused revenues to soar, it caused baseball purists to cringe. Now, changes are coming again. In the latest Selig saga, two more Wild Card teams will be added to each league and an additional round of playoffs, or more accurately, a one game elimination will be added to the playoff format.  Again baseball purists are sick to their stomachs. Sure this idea will allow more teams to get in the playoffs, keep more teams in pennant races longer, and increase revenue. But is it the right ...
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