Nelson: Baseball must change to keep fans

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 08, 2019 10:16 AM CT | Published: October 08, 2019 4:00 AM CT
Michael Nelson
Daily Memphian

Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson is contributing editor and columnist for The Daily Memphian, the political analyst for WMC-TV, and the Fulmer professor of political science at Rhodes College. His latest books are “Clinton's Elections: 1992, 1996, and the Birth of a New Era of  Governance" and “The American Presidency: Origins and Development, 1776-2018.”

Baseball romanticists often argue that part of the game’s charm is that it is played off the clock. In theory, they like to marvel, a game could last forever. Speaking literally, no game ever has. It just seems like most of them do.

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