June 3, 2021
I’m on the record in this space for falling out of touch with Major League Baseball. After my Chicago Cubs won it all in 2016, I felt my professional sports Mt. Everest had been summited. Consequently, I took a break – they finally did it, so who cares?
All I paid attention to was the playoffs. The MLB’s season is a marathon and with kids, a mile-long to-do list and other obligations, I paid little attention during the regular season.
That changed last year, though.
The pandemic brought with it a wave of cancellations, including the first half of the baseball season. Starved of sport...