Yesterday Dodgers fans found themselves victims once again. This time it was in the form of a group speaking out on behalf all of Dodgers nation without, in fact, consulting the fans first.
Yes, on Tuesday, LA City Council approved a resolution demanding that MLB commissioner not only strip the cheating Houston Astros (and allegedly cheating Boston Red Sox) of their 2017 (and 2018) World Series titles, but also that baseball announce award the titles to the Dodgers.
The problem with that was that more than 80% polled resoundingly said they would not want their team to be declared World Series champions.
What should the Astros do with that World Series trophy?
Answer: Put it in the Trash Can
— Dodgers Nation (@DodgersNation) January 22, 2020
With all that said, one day later, the commish responded to the LA City Councilmembers.
I think there’s a long tradition in baseball of not trying to change what happened.
Yes, you can read that as a “no.”
Manfred continued, unearthing flaws in the thought that Los Angeles be automatically awarded not one, but two World Series trophies after the fact.
Whatever the impact of the…