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10 Reasons Why Baseball Still Isn’t Better Than Football

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The baseball season began two weeks ago, but the sport is nowhere near as popular as football. Here are 10 reasons why baseball still isn't better than football.

10. Analytics

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10. Analytics

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The game of baseball is paralyzed by analytics while football statistics are simple and involve little mathematics to compute.

9. The Elements

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9. The Elements

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Baseball is dictated by the weather, but football is played in the elements.

8. Involvement

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8. Involvement

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In football, all 11 players are involved in every play. The same can't be said for baseball.

7. Same Rules

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7. Same Rules

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In baseball, the AL has the DH while the NL doesn't. In football, both conferences play by the same rules.

6. The Intentional Walk

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6. The Intentional Walk

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In baseball, a team can effectively remove the opposition's best player from the game with the intentional walk. Football has no equivalent.

5. Longevity

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5. Longevity

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In baseball, an average player has at least four years in the minors before being called up to the majors. In football, the rookies get into the league right away.

4. Postseason One-And-Done

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4. Postseason One-And-Done

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In football, playoff games actually mean something. One game decides who advances and who goes home. That's not the case in baseball.

3. Pace Of Play

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3. Pace Of Play

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Baseball games have averaged over four hours in length, but it seems like six due to the slow pacing of the games. Football games are three to four hours long, but the pace is good.

2. The Season Is Too Long

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2. The Season Is Too Long

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Baseball does not need 162 games to figure which teams are good and which teams are bad.

1. Steroids

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1. Steroids

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In baseball, everyone is presumed to be taking steroids until proven innocent. Football doesn't have that problem.