Re: Would MLB Playoffs become more popular if the series were shortened to best of 3?
Originally Posted by AtomicDumpling
If TV ratings are the motive for designing the playoffs, maybe they should just have the TV networks decide which teams get to make the playoffs and win each series. That way we won't have the pesky baseball players interfering with what could be a major ratings win for TNT and TBS. We don't want the wrong team winning and messing up the next lucrative TV contract for Major League Baseball. It would be a catastrophe for TV ratings if one of those small towns in flyover country between the Northeast and Southern California were to win a World Series. We can't let that happen.
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