For Catholic ball fans, an uneasy choice on Good Friday

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(UNDATED) In a profound conflict of sacred and secular traditions, thousands of Christians who are urged to solemnly commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus on Good Friday (April 10) afternoon are being tempted by an alternative spring ritual: the cry of “Play ball.” Four Major League Baseball teams — the Detroit Tigers, Colorado Rockies, Kansas City […]

  • Jay

    This was the best article on this I have read so far. If you look on the internet, only Detroit has been called out for this. You don’t see anything about Colorado starting at 2:05pm. You’ve heard it a million times…sports is business. Not every business shuts down 12-3pm on Good Friday. Employees have to go to work, unless they can take PTO or have a very understanding management. I don’t know why baseball is being called out??

    In a related note, nobody has mentioned that the Masters golf tournament will be going on 12-3pm Good Friday. Why does golf get a free pass?