We do not each have our own true purpose, Albert Camus theorized in his The Myth of Sisyphus. Sisyphus was happy because he had a specific purpose and fulfilled it, and that’s the end of the list of folks who can find pleasure down that avenue. But that is okay! Now you know. Folks are…
When I stepped into the subway car parked on the fourth floor of the Whitney Museum, I was standing in a life-sized cartoon. The floor heaved beneath my feet and I could hear the train rattling on the tracks. The papier-mâché passengers had lavish faces four times the size of mine and they were doing…
Hey guys, Wow. Twenty years already! The time really flew by, didn’t it? Feels like just yesterday we were watching me invent the Jeter Jump Throw to nail Travis Fryman in the ALCS, laughing with each individual member of the press (never understood why people thought the writers were so prickly!!) and then hitting the…
Derek Jeter does not like the donger machine. I have a suggestion for Derek Jeter. Derek Jeter can eat a six-foot bucket of—no? I’m being told no. Here’s what you do, since you want to be rid of it so bad. You put the thing on the bed of a large truck. Military-size truck, probably,…
The hedge fund that gains from anything that happens to the Marlins.
Right now, the world could use some of Charlie Brown’s optimism.
Mike Trout is better than everyone at everything, even failure.
To focus on one face is to misunderstand the whole thing.
Someday, somebody will suggest fixing baseball by putting a pit on the field, and we will be prepared.
Retirement is a time for introspection, as Sutton learned from Randy Johnson six years ago.
What it’s like for the players who haven’t been in October–and what it’s like when that changes.
Jake and Jordan take in a game at Yankee Stadium, where the ghosts of over five years of baseball history reside.
Putting the focus on the focus on Jeter, and other All-Star observations.
The eternal spectacle of a farewell All-Star appearance.
The Jones-Rivera-Jeter retirement tour showdown rolls on.