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This just in: MLB no longer allows Atheists, Jews, or Arabs to enter stadiums and blacks are forbidden to play at all. MLB has taken one step forward and century back.
posted by stonejunkie at 04:07 PM on August 01
I recently read an article about "Faith Days" in Atlanta. Please tell me that my beloved team, The Cards, won't stoop to this level. Isn't there a separation of Church and Baseball? There should be. I cannot figure out for the life of me why MLB would do something so controversial and divisive? Many of my male friends have ONE thing in common: our love of sports. Why does MLB see the need to add dogma to the peaceful and often universal (for males anyway) language that is sports. I don't need to know you from Adam, but I bet we could converse about last night's game without ever digressing into politics or religion. I know many may find this hard to belive but, I find this whole episode more disturbing than steroids and cheating. If you need evidence of how divisive this topic is you need look no further than this thread. Thanks a lot for bringing dogma into basball. (The article I read: http://www.thenation.com/doc/20060814/zirin) Thanks, Aaron PS I hate Bud Selig more than ever and how that is possible I do not know, I thought that snake had sunk as low as he could.
posted by stonejunkie at 03:53 PM on August 01
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