Effectively Wild Episode 1906: Judge Not, Lest Ye Be Judged

Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about the ethics of returning or selling a valuable home run ball, a dilemma involving Aaron Judge on Apple TV+, selling the opposing team’s gear in a ballpark, the Tigers hiring Scott Harris and the Royals firing Dayton Moore, the Mets and Reds setting hit-by-pitch records, Canada dropping its vaccine requirement in time for the MLB playoffs, the lack of standings-derived suspense in the 2022 regular season, the latest Joey Meneses news, and a record number of MLB debuts and 4-WAR rookies, plus a Past Blast from 1906.

Audio intro: The Format, “Give it Up
Audio outro: Richard Thompson, “I’ll Never Give it Up

Link to tweet about ball decision
Link to Freedman’s response
Link to Sheehan’s response
Link to Goldstein’s response
Link to article about Jeter ball
Link to Sports Night episode script
Link to Judge on Apple article
Link to article on Giants vendor
Link to Posnanski on Moore
Link to Royals Review on Moore
Link to Moore on Eldred
Link to article on Harris hiring
Link to article on Mets HBP record
Link to post on Buck asking for ball
Link to post on Reds HBP record
Link to Baumann on Mets HBPs
Link to Defector on the Mets/Reds
Link to Canada vaccination change
Link to May EW episode on standings
Link to Gilligan on season suspense
Link to Foolish on Meneses
Link to 2022 MLB debuts
Link to Ben on 2022 rookies
Link to 1906 story source
Link to 1906 game
Link to Lush’s SABR bio
Link to Jacob Pomrenke’s website
Link to Jacob Pomrenke on Twitter
Link to Ohtani golfing clip

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