EP 139: Sports Alt History

Dennis and Patrick look at three different points of divergence and look at the political, social, and economic fallout if things changed very slightly on the hardwood, boxing ring, and baseball diamond.

Scenarios

1:  Joe Louis Loses Rematch

2. Bad Boys Redeemed

3.  No MLB baseball strike  in 1994

Sources

Legacy of Joe Louis

Bad Boys and Good Times

The Louis-Schmelling Paradox and the League Standing Effect Reconsidered

WHAT IF … MLB avoided the strike?

Champion of the World

 

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