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Learning Young

In the wake of his latest scandal, Alex Rodriguez seems to have lost all credibility, or what he had left of it. Paul Trap envisions workers now removing A-Rod's posters around the city. Rodriguez just doesn't instill hope anymore.

Majors | #2009#Trap's View

There’s No Hope For A-Rod

In the wake of his latest scandal, Alex Rodriguez seems to have lost all credibility, or what he had left of it. Paul Trap envisions workers now removing A-Rod's posters around the city. Rodriguez just doesn't instill hope anymore.

Majors | #2009#Trap's View

Commissioner Boras

Just what affect on baseball would Scott Boras have as commissioner? Is it even possible that he could ever land that job? Might he actually be day-dreaming about it? Paul Trap ponders the thought.

Majors | #2009#Trap's View

Bad Breakup

Now that John Smoltz has broken up with the Atlanta Braves and joined the Boston Red Sox, he must cover up his Braves tattoo. Bitter breakups can have a devastating effect on both parties.

Majors | #2009#Trap's View

Cabin Fever

Spring training is just around the corner. Pitchers and catchers report Feb. 14th. So, there's no need to panic. Although, what would it look like if someone did get restless, irritable and excited? Paul Trap has an idea.

Majors | #2009#Trap's View

Happy Holidays

The Steinbrenners celebrate the holidays in their own way. They spent their time handing blank checks to the top free agents and panhandling for stadium funds, which probably aren't needed. It's business as usual in New York.

Majors | #2009#Trap's View

The Drought Is Over

The Philadelphia Phillies won their first World Series since 1980, ending a drought of almost 30 years. Meanwhile, several other fan bases watched at home and lamented over the droughts their favorite teams are experiencing.

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

The Cool Table

The New York Yankees missed the playoffs for the first time in 13 years. They were so used to sitting at the "cool table" with all of the winners. But, now do they belong at the "loser table" with teams like the Mariners, Royals and Orioles? The Yankees seem to be caught in the middle, unsure in which direction they are headed.

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

Another Blow To Cubs Fans

The Chicago Cubs were swept in the first round of the playoffs for the second straight year. Cubs fans must be wondering when their luck will change. With apologies to Frank "Cannonball" Richards, Paul Trap ponders how the Cubs and its fans feel.

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

Anti-Trust Exempt Monopoly

Paul Trap suggests that baseball is run like if you were playing Monopoly: the anti-trust exemption version. Record profits were earned in 2007, yet owners pulled the Chance card that led them to raising ticket prices. Just how much carrying-around money do the owners really need?

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

Mission Accomplished

Bud Selig claims the Mitchell Report to be a success. So, Paul Trap jokes about what Selig would look like when stating, "Mission Accomplished."

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

Just Who Is In The Mitchell Report?

The names in the Mitchell Report were a mystery. But there is still a lot of mystery surrounding the players, both those who were named and those who weren't. So, Paul Trap wonders if the Mitchell Report was such a joke that even Santa Claus' Donder was named.

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

World’s Most Dangerous Jobs

Put "baseball player" on the list of the word's most dangerous professions. With maple bats splintering in spears and flying at high velocities, in many directions, it's seems that it's only a matter of time before a pitcher or infielder is afflicted with a serious injury. So, just how do the dangers associated with baseball stack up with the dangers of other jobs?

Majors | #2008#Trap's View