Purple Hazed Ideas

Purple Hazed Ideas: MLB points system

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Ever wished baseball was more like football (soccer) in any way? No? Well, you will now!

Purple Hazed Ideas No. 13: Base Jam

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A baseball version of one of the greatest films ever produced by American cinema.

Purple Hazed Ideas No. 12: Umpire Mics

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MLB umpires should have mics like NFL field officials do.

Purple Hazed Ideas No. 11: T-Shirt arms race

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Wouldn't it be nice if we had an arms race for delivering happiness instead or turmoil? Well we can if we could only start a t-shirt arms race!

Purple Hazed Ideas No. 10: Replica Stadiums

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Inspired by Bill Simmons and Kevin Wildes' Half-Baked Ideas, these Purple-Hazed Ideas may be flawed, which is the point, but they serve as a fun way to discuss some outside-the-box ideas to make...

PHI No. 9: IBB penalties, ASG rosters, accent font

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There needs to be stiffer penalties for deciding to pass on the other team's best hitters. I like the idea that the intentionally walked batter could go directly to second base.

PHI #8: Baseball Umpire Terribad Tournament

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During a particularly difficult to deal with rash of terrible calls, I wondered, "who would win a tournament of bad umpires?"

PHI#7: PED HR Derby, Sports Movie Czar

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Many I know who feel similarly have suggested that we let guys like Barry Bonds and Mark McGwire in to the HOF but with some kind of notation as to their suspected drug use. I have a better...

PHI #6: All-umpires edition

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Drew Creasman calls out some wild changes that should be made in regards to MLB umpires.

PHI#5: Park Dimensions, Experience, and Questions

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Inspired by Bill Simmons and Kevin Wildes Half-Baked Ideas, these Purple-Hazed Ideas may be flawed, which should be pointed out, but they serve as a fun way to discuss some outside-the-box ways to...

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PHI#4: The Broadcast Report Card

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The Broadcast Report Card would be a snapshot of the good, the bad, and the hair-brained of any given broadcast...the WAR of great broadcasting would be measured in QBVS - Quality Below Vin Scully....

PHI#3: Coaches Playing, All-Star Skills Challenge

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Can you imagine the Rockies getting into, oh I don't know, say a 22 inning game, and sending Dante Bichette or Vinny Castilla to the plate?

PHI #2: Manager's Choice DH, Rockies Nicknames

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Inspired by Bill Simmons and Kevin Wildes Half-Baked Ideas, these Purple-Hazed Ideas may be flawed, which should be pointed out, but they serve as a fun way to discuss some outside-the-box ways to...

Purple-Hazed Ideas #1: Sports PPV & RsBI

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Sometimes the ideas are awesome, but by necessity, each idea has numerous problems (usually pragmatic) but should be enough to make for some fun and interesting debates.

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