Witness the media’s self-correcting mechanism in action

October 23rd, 2006 → 11:40 pm @ // No Comments

“[N]ow we’ll always be left to wonder what Kenny Rogers had on his hand. And here, in what’s supposed to be the best of times in his sport, that’s what stinks the most about this unsavory World Series evening.

“See, it wasn’t just his pitching hand that Rogers soiled on Sunday night. It was, regrettably, his whole sport. And that’s a stain that will take a lot longer to wash off.”

Jayson Stark, October 22, 2006

“From the tenor of this discussion, you’re probably catching on that it didn’t take long yesterday for Dirtgate to transform itself into the kind of topic that nearly every baseball subject in history has ever morphed into — i.e., raging talk-show controversy on one hand, an irresistible clubhouse-comedy opportunity on the other hand.

“It was a healthy sign that the sport will undoubtedly survive Dirtgate. Not to mention a sign that this World Series will undoubtedly survive Dirtgate.”

Jayson Stark, October 23, 2006

Post Categories: 2006 Playoffs & Jayson Stark & Kenny Rogers & Sports Reporters

One Comment → “Witness the media’s self-correcting mechanism in action”

  1. Information Leafblower

    17 years ago

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