Terry Lyons: Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie and ?
Huffington Post Sports - almost 4 years
Everyone interested in resolving world peace problems, please read on.
Well, now that you're engaged, a disclaimer of truth, justice and the American way is a deserving trade-off for your interested eyeballs. Truth be told, I might not be fully on the path to permanently resolving world peace, but I do resolve that putting a little more emphasis on the art of world diplomacy through sport is a strong step in the right direction. So, while we're surely not guaranteeing a world full of Hare Krishna, I am talking about contributing to the betterment of all, through sport, so please hear me out.
While Dennis Rodman paraded his feather-dusted brain around North Korea and The Holy See, there was actually a much more productive style of diplomacy playing out on the diamond. The people behind the World Baseball Classic were busy fighting an uphill battle, not one that could be compared to the world of military manuevers nor of espionage. Rather, the organizers of the World Base
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