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"Before you know it as the years go by, you're just like other people you have seen, with all those peculiar human ailments. Just another vehicle for temper and vanity and rashness and all the rest. Who wants it? Who needs it? These things occupy the place where a man's soul should be." -- Henderson the Rain King

Saturday, January 13, 2007

Say It Ain't So

Dear Major League Baseball,

It has come to my attention that you are currently contemplating a move to an NFL-like deal with DirectTV to hand over exlusive rights to broadcast MLB Extra Innings. Please, please, please re-consider. For those of us who do not currently have DirectTV this is a terrible deal that will greatly curtail our ability to watch the game we love. Is the nearly $200 I'm giving you a year truly not enough? Do you really expect me to change my cable provider now just so I can continue to have the "privilege" of paying for this package? Say it ain't so.

Yours truly,

A Baseball Fan (and Comcast subscriber)

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