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 …
Musings on the 70th anniversary of George Herman Ruth’s passing, and the difficulty for the modern fan to connect with an icon.
A trip to Citi Field is a reminder that a fanbase is the only appropriate lens to watch a ballgame through.
How does a man of letters and words connect with his children? With a baseball, of course.
Fathers and daughters and the day they became Brewers fans. I hope.
I never liked American Idol, but I learned to love seeing the first commercials for the upcoming season.
Roberto Clemente’s death was a tragedy that shook the western hemisphere. In the shadow of the man’s sacrifice, his on-field achievements are more remarkable than we might recognize.
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.
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.
Facing elimination again, a lifelong fan tries to understand why the championship that has eluded Carlos Beltran matters so personally.