Max Armstrong talks baseball attendance, crop progress and Memorial Day history

Max Armstrong looks at changing stats for America's past-time, including the fact that attendance has been falling - apparently, fans like hits more than strikeouts. From This Week in Agribusiness planting progress reports are delayed due to the holiday, but last week's report shows solid progress. Max shares some Memorial Day history - a holiday that's been celebrated for more than 150 years.

Midwest Digest is a twice-daily audio feature produced by Max Armstrong, offering news and commentary from across the Midwest.

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