BasebalLife: A hot stove confessional
Winter is an illness.
The Recital: Low-A games and the experience of baseball
Everybody starts somewhere. For some, this is only a wayside en route to bigger, better things; for others, here is the journey’s end. Life exists here, passes through here, passes away here. In this edition of Nine Innings–yes, it’s still a thing–we examine baseball [and] life away from the bright lights and upper decks of the big leagues.
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What to remember when you’re worried about forgetting
It’s okay that you’re not always going to be there. That’s nothing to feel bad about.
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A tale of two postseasons: Baseball, football, joy and drudgery
Last night featured one of the most uninspired displays of championship sports to which America has ever been subjected. Last October, we saw games, including multiple extra innings affairs, played with and end in pure joy. The football-watching public are gluttons for punishment.
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Catch: An essential parenting tool
How does a man of letters and words connect with his children? With a baseball, of course.
The waiting is the hardest part
Fathers and daughters and the day they became Brewers fans. I hope.
Everything old is new again: The hope of Spring Training
I never liked American Idol, but I learned to love seeing the first commercials for the upcoming season.
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When Bill James went after everyone’s favorite advanced stat, he started a much-needed discussion about baseball analytics – and an examination of the modern baseball writer.
Don’t wait ’til next year: Baseball is in great shape right now
The pennants have been handed out and the World Series begins Tuesday. For those who love baseball, though, the fun may really just be beginning.
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