Jeff Passan, Sports Media, and the Loss of Power

Posted: 6th October 2009 by Uncle Popov in MLB
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Jeff Passan is a writer for Yahoo! Sports and formerly of The Kansas City Star; the latter a newspaper, for those who did not know (yes, newspapers do still exist).á And apparently he is a bitter man. Passan recently wrote a column ridiculing Tony FaustÆs assessment that the Minnesota Twins, in particular soon-to-be MVP Joe Mauer, were stealing signals from the Detroit Tigers.á

Passan is quick to discredit FaustÆs analysis by claiming that the latter ôdoes not play baseball, nor is he a scout.öá He later continues to attack Faust by insinuating that it is completely made up; that Faust ômanufacturedö it. In another column, Passan takes another shot at Faust by playing off the conspiracy theory aspect a la ôthe grassy knoll.öá In this shot, Passan attempts to paint Faus ...

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