Well, well, well, it looks like the MLB wants to stand by its pro league counterpart.
In case you didn’t know, the 2011 MLB World Series is set as the Texas Rangers play the St. Louis Cardinals to decide who will be this year’s kings of the diamond.
With the Texas Rangers being in their second consecutive appearance in the world championship series, it was understandable for them to seek ties with Texas’ own world champions, the Dallas Mavericks.
It was no surprise that the Rangers wanted Dirk Nowitzki to throw the first pitch for them.
Unfortunately, MLB doesn’t want to see Dirk on the mound and according to rumors, it’s because of the ongoing labor battle that led to the NBA lockout.
”You want the club’s input in what makes sense for them and then we talk about what makes sense for the team and a good broad-base national appeal.”
”It’s a nice problem to have that you get a list of 10 or 15 names and you work your way through them. We know Nowitzki’s been at the games, and that’s wonderful. We’re glad he’s there.”
I mean, who’s the MLB kidding here? You have Dirk Nowitzki, one of the…
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