Happy Rant #16: How Would You Cheat at Baseball?

“If you ain’t cheatin you ain’t trying!” could be the general motto of baseball. Everyone is looking for an edge, and MLB has a long history of successful cheaters: spitballers, sign-stealers, cleats-up sliders, juicers, and green poppers. Just this year we’ve had accusations of sign stealing and one suspension of a pitcher, Michael Pineda, for using pine tar on the ball. In this latest episode of the Happy Rant Stephen Altrogge and I discuss the best ways to cheat at baseball.

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5 Comments

May 19, 2014

Bonds, McGwire, Sosa never tested positive.


    May 19, 2014

    McGwire admitted it and Bonds was ratted out. I don’t remember if Sosa was ever anything other than guilty by association.


Jun 08, 2014

What happened to the Happy Rant? Has it gone the way of the dinosaurs? (oops.. too soon)

Where else will I go for the most important opinions on coffee snobbery, sports uniforms, and social media ethics?


    Jun 08, 2014

    Jay,
    We have launched a Happy Rant Podcast to better reach more people. You can find it on iTunes. It’s alive, well, and awesomer than ever!


      Jun 11, 2014

      And there was much rejoicing!

      Cheers



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