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In the midst of an occasionally amusing screed about how long it takes to play a baseball game, Rick Reilly wrote this:

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Number of generations baseball is losing by playing games too slow too late at night: at least one, going on two.

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Huh. If that were true -- if baseball was losing a whole generation for sure, maybe two -- what would be the most obvious ramification? Right: lower attendance.

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Reilly wrote those words in 2000, when MLB averaged 30,000 tickets sold per game. This season, MLB has averaged 31,000 tickets sold per game.

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(h/t: Craig Calcaterra)

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