Which Sports Will Survive?

And where is Howard Cosell now that we need him?

--BASEBALL The major league version will be wildly popular but just in New York City, Los Angeles, Houston and Phoenix, Ariz. The rest of the teams will have folded long before the end of the century, and only these four megalopolises will have the population base, and thus the cash, to support utility infielders making $100 million a year. The minor leagues will flourish too, in such cities as Toronto and Seattle, where ancient ballparks like the Skydome and Safeco Field will allow fans to remember simpler times, when the game was pure and hitters actually had to run the bases,...

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