For lots of reasons, TB is an organization to follow. My preference is the quality quantity of their depth. It almost seems like they don’t have many organizational type players with little or no future, especially compared to other teams. Everyone gives something, it’s very eye-opening.
I don’t know about their system like I do the O’s but they seem to end up with serious and developing talent every single time I look.
Also, we need Tork to get that ranking up rapidly!
You bring up a really good point. Even during the "golden years" of baseball - it was no where near as financially strong as it is right now.
There's a lot of thinkpiece articles about how sports are doomed because of cord-cutting, but I really disagree with it. People haven't lost interest in watching sports, the leagues just need to change their business model to reflect the changes in the market. No business can expect to have the same business model forever.
Yeah and were born into the great depression. My mom here meal 6 days a week growing up was a baked potato. Hitler demanded everyone turn in their butter churns so as to not waste milk on butter but their neighbor gave them an old one to turn in so they could at least have butter on it. But I think we take for granted how good we have it these days.
But I doubt that is the reason. Probably more likely their children are all in middle age and are doing well and they don't need them to take care of grandchildren anymore. They have had a good life and are content.