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Baseball Aims To Diversify Appeal, Increase Popularity

Baseball is struggling in popularity, based on measures like game attendance and social media relevance. “The game competes with myriad sports and entertainment options that did not exist decades ago, and the methodical pace of play alienates some potential fans,” per The New York Times. “But just as concerning for the game is that many young people believe it is not cool — that it is the exclusive domain of nostalgic old men and data geeks. And a big reason is its tenuous relationship with the audience that, for generations, has helped define what cool is.”

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