Baseball is back! Well, sort of. Spring Training baseball is back. And while it doesn’t have the same intensity or emotional verve as regular season baseball, there are a few … Continue Reading The Beautiful Absurdity of Spring Training Baseball
Like many civic-minded Americans last night, I was watching the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates debate on stage in Nevada. Also like many Americans, I was only half listening, spending most … Continue Reading Presidential Candidates…as Baseball Teams!
Baseball is in a weird place. It has been one of the strangest offseasons I can ever remember as a fan. While big money was spent on free agents (finally), … Continue Reading My Airing of Grievances: The Astros, Manfred, and the State of Major League Baseball
That’s how CBS sportscaster Jim Nantz begins all of his broadcasts. “Hello, friends.” It’s a reassurance, welcoming listeners to pop in, stay a while, put your feet up, grab a … Continue Reading Hello, Friends
I’m a fan of the Detroit Tigers. Needless to say, it’s been a long few years. I was there during the Cinderella season in 2006, when the Tigers won the … Continue Reading Winning Isn’t Everything; It’s Irrelevant