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Re: Conversation about AA teams
At the end of the day, you just do not have enough parity between the AA and Major teams. I kind of look at it this way. Between Major, AA and A, it really should be down to two classes if there was parity. Major and Sub Major. There is more parity between AA and A, as proven by the AA World. That parity is not existent between AA and Major. So could it not be that the reason for such a gap in parity is limits? AA and A have limits in building rosters. Major does not. Find a way to limit those Major teams roster-wise within reasonable expectations, so not to get sponsors upset to the point they want to pull their money and leave. But if thats the case, doesnt that tell you that championships are won more on budgets and not roster challenges? I would think that it would mean something more on winning with a team truly built with roster challenges, than budget challenges. I feel the whole spirit of the game and competition is being lost as it is right now in that its always going to be the Dan Smith and Resmondo types winning it all. Was that the way it was back in the 70s? 80s? 90s? If you're putting together an all star team such as the USA teams, and 70-80% of your roster is the top 2 teams in the Major, then that should say a lot to where things are. I would much rather see the possibility of 8 to 10 teams in contention rather than 2 to 3. Otherwise just play a best of 5 series format with the top 4 teams seeded. Unfortunately, still be the about the same luster and finish as the 18 team two n out would be currently.