Fixing the MLB All-Star Game

Fixing the MLB All-Star Game
July 17, 2013, 9:00 am
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The MLB All-Star game isn't as popular as it used to be, and the numbers are there to prove it. 

Prior to Tuesday's game, the last two Midsummer Classics have received the two lowest TV ratings in the history of the event, which has been on a steady decline since 1970. 

Due to these underwhelming numbers, Bob Neumeier and Michael Felger debated on UNO Sports Tonight how they would fix the All-Star game. 

Felger's solution was simple: eliminate the game altogether.

"We don't need it," Felger said. "It is from a bygone era when we needed these games to see other players. We don't need it anymore. Just get rid of these games."

Neumeier disagrees with Felger's point, but would still like to see some rule changes within baseball as a whole.

"Forget about this rule where each team needs to be represented," Neumeier said. "The problem with baseball to me is not just All-Star game, the World Series TV ratings stink too, oh by the way. So shorten the games. Pitch count; when a batter's in the box, don't leave the box; don't give me the gloves, Dustin Pedroia, play the game, quickly."