Yesterday’s athletes were heroes, today’s villains. Max White says it’s us, and the 24-7 news cycle we consume, and not the athletes who have changed.
The Greenville Doorbells were the worst team in the history of Professional League Baseball (hereafter “PLB”). Admitted to PLB after the strike-shortened 1981 campaign, the Doorbells had managed one winning season (1996) and one non-losing season (1988) over the previous two decades. Greenville served as a graveyard for aging stars, has-been prospects, and drug-addicted journeymen. […]