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The NCAA College Baseball Conspiracy

Published by on May 15, 2010

During last year’s College World Series, I wrote a couple of posts discussing the extreme geographical imbalance in college baseball strength. The bottom line is that the western part of the United States has dominated college baseball both historically and recently.

The NCAA’s response to this obvious situation has been simultaneously consistent and duplicitous. A difficult combination to achieve, but the NCAA is an amazing organization. The consistent part comes from their ongoing efforts to do everything possible to help northern and eastern teams become more competitive. The start date for the season was moved later in the year to remove some of the theorized advantage gained by southern teams from better weather.

And when it comes to the postseason tournament the NCAA annually delivers regionals and supers to eastern teams in an effort to make those stages truly regional in nature. It sounds like a decent argumen...

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