August 28, 2012
Ben and Sam question the conclusions of an article in The Atlantic about racial bias in baseball broadcasting, then talk about whether Brian McCann’s best is behind him and whether his down year is the result of bad hitting hitting or bad luck.
- Racial bias
- Have we seen the best of Brian McCann?
Garage door sound clip
Sam introduces Ben as, "yawning into a $100 microphone.
- Top 10 most used terms according to Felder & Amitin article are: hustle, talented, aggressive, patient, good effort, athlete, hard working, athletic, clutch, professional
- Both Ben and Sam think that the authors acted in good faith, but express concerns about the methodology and conclusions drawn from the data.