Originally Posted by Johnny Fan
Yes the playoffs are where the big boys play and they "earn" that right to play there based off of a 162 game season. Who wins in the playoffs isn't however always the best team. IF you just went with the system of old of the best NL team in each division and same in AL how many former winners of the WS wouldn't even be in the WS? Better yet, lets remove divisions and just have the best team in the NL after 162 games play the best team in the AL for the title. MLB and other sports have watered down the playoffs.
You realize that if you got your wish, the Reds wouldn't have their 90 WS title, and wouldn't have even made it to the playoffs after 1976, right?