This way players are able to get better at baseball before having to play against tougher opponents.
He wanted to get better at baseball, to find someplace that gave him the best chance to excel.
"A lot of my customers are mad at baseball and don't know if they'll return to the game," he said.
We'll make a run at baseball if we get a franchise here.
He was, according to those who knew him in high school, very good at baseball, basketball and golf.
And I hear you're getting pretty good at baseball, too.
Football would be out, he acknowledged at the time, but not baseball.
It was not Thorpe's first try at baseball, as the public would soon learn.
"My two older brothers were probably better at baseball than I was," he said.
"These people at baseball don't have their act together," he said.