Here is the opening to my Tuesday column about instant replay in baseball:
From time to time, well-meaning but misguided people say the dreaded two words in relation to baseball. I’m reluctant to write the dreaded two words for fear of letting them loose on the world or causing a curse to be visited on me and my loved ones.
There, I wrote them — and let the gods of baseball be kind to all of us.
The dreaded words were uttered during the All-Star break when reporters asked commissioner Bud Selig if he will expand instant replay. Selig, to his everlasting credit, said, “With instant replay, I think we’re good as is.”
Bless you, Uncle Bud. Whatever you do, hold that line.
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