Lost in the roasting of Kansas City over the booing of Robinson Can0 was the sentiment that fans around baseball would not want to see Billy Butler compete in the Home Run Derby because they don’t even know who he is.
Imagine yourself back in 1953 in Philadelphia. You are on the mound for your major league debut, and you walk out to a thunderous boo.
There are some fan bases that have earned reputations across the game–mostly on the coasts. But, I can’t say I’ve really heard much about the good folks in Houston.