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Falling out of love with baseball

Updated: May 31, 2005, 2:11 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2 columnist

Richie Sexson hit 45 homers last season.

I found this out while reading Sports Illustrated's baseball preview in the bathtub this weekend. First, I thought it was a typo. 45 homers? Richie Sexson? So I climbed out of the tub, cruised online and checked Richie's career stats on ESPN.com. Sure enough, it was true. Richie hit .271 with 45 homers and 125 RBI, which apparently makes him the modern-day Harmon Killebrew. I had no idea.

So I was thinking about it ... and thinking about ...

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