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Baseball still struggles to find an audience on this side of the pond, but the decision to bring the two biggest names in the sport to London is a strong statement

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
29th March, 2019
The Boston Red Sox celebrate after winning the World Series. Pic: Getty

Baseball, however, has relied on a hardy few over here. The nature of the schedule has been a far bigger problem than the view from casual observers that it’s boring. There are few sports, if any, that couldn’t be described as such under the right circumstances. Some of the more boring elements of the NFL, especially the stoppages, have aided it over here as parents and pub viewers found it easy to check in and...

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