By Greg Moore | The Republic
Baseball can happen this year in Arizona.
All 30 teams, with a full complement of players, coaches and support staff, can descend on Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in a few weeks to provide a jolt to the nation’s psyche by showing that nothing, not even a horrifying mystery virus, can stop Americans from living life on their own terms.
Anyone who would dismiss the idea as nonsense would be on the wrong side of an inflection point that will write this generation’s definitions of bravery and resilience.
It’s not going to be easy.
If baseball is going to show us the way out of this national COVID-19 nightmare, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and MLB commissioner Rob Manfred are going to need to lay out an inspiring plan of action that speaks plainly about the risks.
President and Founder of Rose Law Group and a big baseball fan, Jordan Rose says, “If there is a place in the nation that can quickly innovate to make the safest possible environment to bring back our national pastime that is Arizona! Let’s figure it out and play ball!”