The Fairness Doctrine By: Emma Baccellieri There is this idea that sports are like life. This is tossed around most often, it seems, when it comes to conversation around the relative merits of kids playing sports: They’ll learn life lessons. Because sports are like life! Justice and honesty and responsibility and respect and winning and…
All Your Perfect Imperfections By: Emma Baccellieri It has now been exactly one week, give or take a few hours, since this play: Jose Lobaton beat the tag. He was safe. And then, upon further examination, he was discovered to have beat the tag but to have lifted his foot up off the base ever…
Keeping a journal as an imperfect link to the past, and a fan who will forever be trapped in it.
Mourn, laugh at some dumb stuff, then mourn some more.
An invective against bobbleheads, a sample of in-game audio, and a question of what, in baseball, is billable.
Orson Welles returns to the microphone, baseball players as iconography, and a review of a pleasant little board game.
Short Relief continues its five-day mission to open your hearts to the underloved in baseball.