Frank White joins the “back in my day …” chorus

30 Comments

Breaking news: Long-retired athlete thinks things were better in his day.

This time, starring 64-year-old Royals great Frank White:

“No one ever complained” is not a particularly compelling argument against change, in baseball or in life.

As an example, for much of baseball history “no one ever complained” that non-white players weren’t allowed to play. In this case it’s basically “no one ever complained” about catchers suffering brain injuries. I’ll bet a few of them complained, in between the dizziness and nausea and sensitivity to light and memory loss.