Rob Manfred should be relieved of his duties as the Commissioner of the MLB. After seeing his interview on ESPN, it seems clear that the MLB completely mismanaged the Astros’ sign stealing scandal. Should this be the Commissioner’s last straw? Rob Manfred has now been the Commissioner of the MLB for five full years, and throughout his tenure, the league has steadily receded down the power rankings of major US sports leagues. While the NFL, NBA, NHL, and even MLS have grown exponentially over the past few years, MLB attendance has decreased in every year of Manfred’s tenure and World Series viewership has decreased every year since the 2016 World Series pitted two clubs against each other, the Cubs and the Indians, who collectively hadn’t won a title in over 175 years.