Why is the word "respect" so often associated with baseball, but not as much with other sports?
You hear things like "he has such a great respect for the game of baseball" when a great manager or player is referred to. You also hear about how a guy like Pete Rose "disrespected the game of baseball by his actions".
Why is this? You don't hear games like football, basketball, hockey or soccer spoken about in this way.
Why are RESPECT and BASEBALL so often… Continue