White Supremacy Gets a Standing Ovation, Chase Utley's Legacy, & Wild Card Predictions
"Baseball is very political and anybody who thinks it isn't, isn't watching baseball..." Rhea weighs in on Josh Hader's standing ovation in Milwaukee and the false "high road" narrative of ignoring white supremacy. Plus thoughts on Howard Bryant's excellent article on the militarization of pro sports (link below). And Chase Utley's divisive legacy, first impressions on the Manny Machado trade, recap of trade deadline moves, Austin Barnes 48mph HBP, and AL and NL Wild Card predictions. And the latest installment of #RosinBag!
"Veterans Speak Out Against the Militarization of Pro Sports" (Wbur.org, 7/20/18): http://www.wbur.org/onlyagame/2018/07/20/military-sports-astore-francona
Baseball For All: https://www.baseballforall.com/
Expanded Roster: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1292278562/expanded-roster
Claire Eccles article: http://dailyhive.com/vancouver/claire-eccles-jersey-retirement-victoria-harbourcats-2018
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