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2011 Season Moved Up; Opening Day Now Friday, Not Monday

Postby StlSluggers » Fri Jul 30, 2010 10:05 am

This will impact the first week of H2H leagues in the coming seasons:

USAToday wrote:MLB Opening Day 2011 to fall on Friday, April 1; season to end on a Wednesday

Major League Baseball, trying to avoid having long underwear as part of its players' postseason apparel, is planning to start the 2011 season in earnest on Friday, April 1 - three days earlier than the traditional Monday opener.

It would be the first time a majority of teams start the season on a Friday since 1905, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

The regular season would end Wednesday, Sept. 28 with playoffs opening on Sept. 30 or Oct. 1. The World Series is scheduled to start Wednesday, Oct. 19, a week earlier than the last two years. It would virtually assure the World Series would not be played in November.
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Re: 2011 Season Moved Up; Opening Day Now Friday, Not Monday

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Re: 2011 Season Moved Up; Opening Day Now Friday, Not Monday

Postby StlSluggers » Fri Jul 30, 2010 10:42 am

wait... are you being sarcastic or not?
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Re: 2011 Season Moved Up; Opening Day Now Friday, Not Monday

Postby wrveres » Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:10 am

not funny
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Re: 2011 Season Moved Up; Opening Day Now Friday, Not Monday

Postby AussieDodger » Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:17 am

wrveres wrote:not funny


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Re: 2011 Season Moved Up; Opening Day Now Friday, Not Monday

Postby wrveres » Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:24 am

AussieDodger wrote:
wrveres wrote:not funny


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its bad enough that Selig and the World Wide Leader in Boston propaganda conspired to take away Cincy's birthright, but now they want to start the season on a Friday? Opening day is Monday. its always been Monday. Cincy tosses out the first pitch, on a Monday. If you want to avoid November baseball, start the season 7 days earlier, on a Monday ...
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Re: 2011 Season Moved Up; Opening Day Now Friday, Not Monday

Postby AussieDodger » Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:26 am

wrveres wrote:
AussieDodger wrote:
wrveres wrote:not funny


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its bad enough that Selig and the World Wide Leader in Boston propaganda conspired to take away Cincy's birthright, but now they want to start the season on a Friday? Opening day is Monday. its always been Monday. Cincy tosses out the first pitch, on a Monday. If you want to avoid November baseball, start the season 7 days earlier, on a Monday ...


....in Japan. I agree ;-D
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