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For sake of argument, baseball's replay review system has a downside
For sake of argument, baseball's replay review system has a downside

We never hesitate to recommend taking in a minor league game. It's a fun time at a fair price, with an added attraction this year. You might see a certain bit of craziness that the major leagues have essentially legislated out of the sport. We speak, of course, of the old-fashioned managerial arguments, the ones where jaws are clenched, dirt is kicked and caps are tossed off in disgust. Miss Manners would approve of the widespread use of instant replay this year, in which managers walk unthreateningly toward an umpire and say, "Excuse me, sir, kindly allow us to challenge your call." We're losing a time-honored theatrical dimension of the sport. Do yourself a favor, and go find Phillip...

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