Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Baseball, MLB, Viewership, Attendance, Ratings, Forecasting, Predictions
Baseball; Major League Baseball (Organization); Forecasting; Prophecies
Over the past two years baseball writers and commentators have pronounced the death or serious illness of the national pastime. The chorus of complaints has become deafening. To those who know their history this is not a surprise. This sort of jeremiad has marked nearly every decade in baseball history.
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "Baseball's Jeremiad" (1993). On Sport and Society. 369.