108 Years

TheLongTalk knows nothing about baseball, but 108 years seems like a long, long, long time to go without a title… so, congratulations Chicago Cubs… it only took you a century, and 7 games, and 10 innings.

Patriots are buying back Hernandez jerseys; what’s one jersey you wish you could trade in? 1

Ever have a favorite players jersey only to see them do something that lands them on the trading block and never to return to your team? Philadelphia fans would know a thing or two about owning a Barkley jersey after he left, or Iverson when he was gone, or Van Horn, or Iggy, or any ...

#12 Cargument of the Month – Which Sports Team Would You Want To Own 4

This should be a fun one.  If you could own any team in any league who would it be?  This one is tough for me, there are 7 teams I would want to own (1) the Pittsburgh Steelers, (2) the Pittsburgh Penguins, (3) the New York Yankees, (4) the Pittsburgh Pirates, (5) the Utah Jazz, ...

Ways to Make Baseball More Interesting

Thinking about baseball today, TheLongTalk realized that America’s Former Favorite Pastime doesn’t have to be so lame.  It could be exciting, it could be entertaining, it could be bigger then Football.  If only everyone would listen to TheLongTalk… Here’s what’d make Baseball better… - 7 Innings: Shorten the game and more people will watch.  3 ...

Are Player Salaries Worth It? 2

In light of Derek Jeter’s rumored $51 million dollar deal, I got to thinking again on a subject I’ve had numerous conversations about – are player salaries worth it? To me, there are two ways of looking at the issue. These are just athletes. Not teachers or police or doctors. Of course there salaries aren’t ...