How to save baseball betting 

July, 14, 2010
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This column appears in the July 26 issue of ESPN The Magazine.

I've got an idea. A big idea. a sound-the-vuvuzelas idea. Here it is and don't laugh: I want to save betting on baseball.

Now, you may say, "I didn't know it was dying." Oh, but it is -- a slow, quiet and wholly unnecessary death. I've been thinking about this issue ever since I started to write the Behind the Bets blog for Insider. I knew I had to do something, though, the day Stephen Strasburg made his major league debut.

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