Imagine, if you will, this kind of baseball game:
The home team is coming to bat in the bottom of the ninth inning, trailing by four runs, but none of the fans is headed for the parking lot. Rather, there’s a sense of anticipation. Hey, four runs aren’t so many in a game in which a run is tallied every time a player reaches a base.
It’a system I call Total Baseball (since total bases are what count most), and it could revolutionize our National Pastime.
There’s nothing complicated about it: Every time a runner reaches a base — be it first, second, third or ...