A Thing Murray Chass Actually Said

Blogger Murray Chass, America’s Least Favorite GrandpaTM, is famously promiscuous with his base-and-ball opinions, and his latest gumbo of a dispatch is no disappointment. His masterstroke comes when he recounts why he’s decided not to put the maximum 10 names on any Hall-of-Fame ballot regardless of the candidates’ merits:

Having 10 players enter the Hall at the same time would detract from the honor for each player. In addition, the induction ceremony would take forever and require a break for dinner.

Once more, for championship emphasis:

… and require a break for dinner.

And so …




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4 Responses to “A Thing Murray Chass Actually Said”

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  1. MikeS says:

    So a baseball writer is complaining about something taking too long and being slow paced. Better be careful.

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  2. reillocity says:

    Yes, Murray, but wouldn’t the induction ceremony be a lot more authentic if instead of a break for dinner there were simply hot dog, popcorn, soft drink, beer, peanuts, Cracker Jack, cotton candy, Dippin’ Dots, Lemon Chill, etc. vendors working the aisles during the speeches?

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  3. Greg W says:

    Would he put 9 candidates on a ballot?

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