In six weeks or so, the World Baseball Classic will become a reality.
For better or worse.
We don't raise the issue in that last paragraph idly. Near as we can tell in our spirited coffee-klatch yak-fests, opinion is split right down the middle here at the Worldwide Leader about whether the WBC is the best idea to come along since penicillin or the worst baseball notion since Michael Jordan convinced himself he could hit a curveball.
Even two of the best baseball minds ...