Steve Forbes Offers Advice For Ailing MLB

There’s no way baseball can occupy the overwhelming position it once held when it was truly America’s favorite pastime. Affluence and innovation have given people a number of exciting alternatives, including video games.

But much of baseball’s relative decline has been self-inflicted, primarily the length of Major League games. Decades ago, a contest rarely exceeded two hours. Today, that would be considered warp speed.

With next week’s All-Star game and the attendant festivities, fans and baseball biggies alike should push hard for needed changes.

This segment of What’s Ahead lays out what those changes should be.

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