It is many sports fans’ favorite time of the year – baseball season has finally returned. After a long winter, it is time to reignite rivalries and bring out the memes of trash talking. Spring training wins and performances built up the hype toward the regular season, and the words “play ball” will be said […]
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Sports fans are some of the most passionate people. However, some take it too far. It has come to the point in which teams fight until the final buzzer and fans fight to the death.
In sports there are fans who the teams rely on to show support by attending games, buying merchandise and even trash-talking with the fans of rival teams. Sometimes the trash-talking can escalate to violence, like the incident that happened after the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Opening Day victory against their rival the San Francisco Giants.
Before the blooming flowers of spring come the scents of fresh leather and pine tar as Major League baseball returns Thursday.
Last semester I wrote a commentary piece about the 2010 Major League Baseball season, in which I said that most likely it would be the same teams going to the playoffs this year. I was not completely wrong, but there were some teams that took me by surprise.
Finally, the 2009 Major League Baseball season is here. All of the off-season drama, A-Rod, Mannywood, will be become secondary stories and the news can come from the field.
Like many, I enjoy watching ESPN’s “Baseball Tonight” as well as reading up on my hometown San Diego Padres in any newspaper or online source. What I can’t help is seeing the constant attention that the media is putting on Giants leftfielder Barry Bonds.