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    Re: How Much Action In a Typical 3-Hr ML Baseball Game ?

    But obviously soccer is so much more boring to watch


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    Re: How Much Action In a Typical 3-Hr ML Baseball Game ?

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    How much action in a typical soccer match: The 2 seconds when they score the one goal.
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    Re: How Much Action In a Typical 3-Hr ML Baseball Game ?

    Quote Originally Posted by cowboycurtis View Post
    How much action in a typical soccer match: The 2 seconds when they score the one goal.
    I'd say about 80 minutes minimum, the ball is in play.



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    Re: How Much Action In a Typical 3-Hr ML Baseball Game ?

    Quote Originally Posted by dabears32 View Post
    There have been studies that show the amount of action in a baseball game is more than a football game though.
    Quality over quantity, most (99%) of baseball plays are boring as hell.



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    Re: How Much Action In a Typical 3-Hr ML Baseball Game ?

    Quote Originally Posted by NATEizKING View Post
    I'd say about 80 minutes minimum, the ball is in play.
    And none of it is any good.



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    Re: How Much Action In a Typical 3-Hr ML Baseball Game ?

    Quote Originally Posted by cowboycurtis View Post
    And none of it is any good.
    Channeling your wife now?



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    Re: How Much Action In a Typical 3-Hr ML Baseball Game ?

    Begun the baseball-soccer war has. A little late this year but, like everything else this summer, I blame it on the drought.



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    Baseball & soccer are my two favorite sports.



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    Re: How Much Action In a Typical 3-Hr ML Baseball Game ?

    The MLB network is the only way I can watch baseball on tv. MLB Tonight is what it is called I think. It's similar to NFL's Red Zone. Short recaps of innings, scoring plays from every game.


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    Re: How Much Action In a Typical 3-Hr ML Baseball Game ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Go2Guy View Post
    WSJ had an interesting article about how much action time is observed for a typical baseball game: about 18-minutes in a typical 3-hr game, or about 10%.

    Downtime:
    Time bt pitches: 1:14:49
    Time bt batters: 33:39
    Time bt innings: 42:41


    "....What's the bottom line? When we compare total action to total down time—even including debatable action such as pitches, trots and pickoff throws—total action time is 17:58. The average game time was 2 hours and 58 seconds, so the action portion of a typical game is 10%. That leaves 90% of the game as down time...."
    The Action in a Baseball Game Is About 18 Minutes - WSJ.com
    I like going to an occasional MLB game. Liked the old Miller Park in milwaukee......college-type tailgating.

    Also been to the new Miller Park. Not a lot connection to the actual game of baseball. In addition to the "down" time, if you sit in the corporate seats below near the dugouts, you're dealing with grandparents with their spoiled grandkid who don't give a flying fu- about the actual game..

    These families fidget ad nauseum , buying concessions constantly, kids running round. The park has all these amenities...and these people watch about 10 minutes of the actual game.....annoying as h#ll



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