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    Evidence baseball is dying

    No whiffle ball bats or balls sold at walmart. Didn't even have a nerf bat and ball.

    I went in to find various children's sports equipment (footballs, basketballs, soccerballs, nerf bball hoop for doors) but had zero luck with baseball. I wasn't looking for little league equipment (they had a small section), just the toy stuff you used to have around to play with in the backyard or basement.

    Im thinking its time to officially rename football america's pasttime and dub baseball asia's pastime.



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    Re: Evidence baseball is dying

    I thought I would read because an MLB team plays Jeff Francoeur every day.

    To add to the worry about the state of this nation; Scheels doesn't even sell bowling equipment.



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    Re: Evidence baseball is dying

    I think they must just carry it seasonally now. I've bought stuff for my kids there before.



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    Re: Evidence baseball is dying

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone06 View Post
    No whiffle ball bats or balls sold at walmart. Didn't even have a nerf bat and ball.

    I went in to find various children's sports equipment (footballs, basketballs, soccerballs, nerf bball hoop for doors) but had zero luck with baseball. I wasn't looking for little league equipment (they had a small section), just the toy stuff you used to have around to play with in the backyard or basement.
    Fail. #1 Why are you shopping at Walmart. #2 Baseball equipment has been seasonal for the 25 years I've been playing baseball/softball except at sports stores.


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    Re: Evidence baseball is dying

    I agree with the OP. I drive by a baseball complex on my way home from work and for the past few months haven't seen a single kid playing there. Before this place was packed with kids, baseball is definitely dying.



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    Re: Evidence baseball is dying

    Quote Originally Posted by mtowncyclone13 View Post
    Fail. #1 Why are you shopping at Walmart. #2 Baseball equipment has been seasonal for the 25 years I've been playing baseball/softball except at sports stores.
    In the OP's defense, have you ever actually sat through a whole baseball game? I mean, who's doing that for fun?


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    Re: Evidence baseball is dying

    I haven't watch a baseball game in decades. Too boring



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    Re: Evidence baseball is dying

    In my best effort to send this thread to the cave: in my typical experience, the average Walmart shopper comes from a country where baseball isn't a big deal. If I was running a store with that customer base, I wouldn't stock it either. Try Target.



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    Re: Evidence baseball is dying

    Cheese and rice, if you don't like baseball, don't watch or even bother to acknowledge it. We get it: you don't like baseball. Some of us do like it, far more than football.


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    Re: Evidence baseball is dying

    Quote Originally Posted by CyJack13 View Post
    I agree with the OP. I drive by a baseball complex on my way home from work and for the past few months haven't seen a single kid playing there. Before this place was packed with kids, baseball is definitely dying.
    I see what you did there.



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    Re: Evidence baseball is dying

    I went to Walmart the other day and couldn't believe how small the CD section was. Seriously worried that music might be dying, you guys.



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    Re: Evidence baseball is dying

    Why aren't there any fireworks tents around this time of year? I think Independence day is dying. Stupid Christmas, taking over all of the holidays.


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    Re: Evidence baseball is dying

    I went to Walmart and saw that diabetes is growing. At least the previous baseball play isn't under further review 40 ******* TIMES A GAME!



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    Re: Evidence baseball is dying

    Quote Originally Posted by kberyldial View Post
    I went to Walmart and saw that diabetes is growing. At least the previous baseball play isn't under further review 40 ******* TIMES A GAME!
    Don't jinx it, you just know Bud Selig can find a way to **** that up for us, too.



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    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Don't jinx it, you just know Bud Selig can find a way to **** that up for us, too.
    Selig is not my bud!



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