Sunday, April 03, 2005

My Predictions for the 2005 Baseball Season

Out of the roughly 1,250,000 young men who graduate form American high schools every year, no more than 500 are signed to professional contracts. The chances are against your getting any contract at all, on the very lowest level, anywhere in organized baseball run about 2,500 to 1.
Good Enough to Dream by Roger Kahn, author

American League

Los Angeles Angels
Seattle Mariners
Texas Rangers
Oakland Athletics

New York Yankees
Boston Red Sox
Toronto Blue Jays
Baltimore Orioles
Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Central Division
Minnesota Twins
Cleveland Indians
Chicago White Sox
Detroit Tigers
Kansas City Royals

National League
San Diego Padres
San Francisco Giants
Arizona Diamondbacks
Colorado Rockies

St. Louis Cardinals
Houston Astros
Cincinnati Reds
Chicago Cubs
Milwaukee Brewers
Pittsburgh Pirates

Florida Marlins
Philadelphia Phillies
Atlanta Braves
New York Mets
Washington Nationals

I predict that the L.A. Angels will meet the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series.

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