No doubt this proposal would be a serious pay cut to the players. It’s half their fucking salaries. Brutal.
At the same time, I do understand the crowd who says shut up and play. It’s hard to sympathize with multi-millionaires complaining about a pay reduction to play a game of baseball. Then again, it does seem like the proposal allows for the BILLIONAIRE owners to essentially make the same profit as if it was a full season, while leaving the players to be the ones who have to take the hit. Not fair.
So, at the end of the day it’s not shocking that almost every player rejected this deal.
Key word, almost. Because there was one guy who was ready to lace it up and play, no matter the pay.
That guy’s name: SHANE FUCKING FALCO
Because for Shane, it’s not about money. It never was. It’s about pride. Respect. Passion. Glory. Chicks.
And hangin with the boys: