Thank goodness the 2010s are over and done with. Here’s what the last baseball game of the ’20s will look like.
Most teams’ logos and uniforms share a common goal – the Yankees are not most teams; Joe Manganiello and Sofía Vergara starred in a 2019 movie celebrating the beauty of minor league baseball; Rob Manfred will bring families together during the holidays
Last week the baseball world lost a friend, and a lot of essayists lost a mentor and a model: Michael Steinberg; *James Murphy voice* baseball we love you, but you’re bringing us down; please read our screenplay about Robot Rob Manfred: Destroyer of Baseball
Jinxes for real?; Manfred returns to factory; it’s haiku SZN
In the democratic, everybody-wins community softball environment I played in as a kid, everyone on a team had to play every position. A power pitcher could not pitch every game, even if they had the ability and inclination; you couldn’t force the same kid to play catcher every game. And on the extremely uncompetitive squad…
My grandfather passed away a while back, leading to the sad but necessary chore of cleaning out his apartment. Beyond the willed items, this was mostly wrapping up the odds and ends of everyday life: reuniting an odd silver spoon with the family set, deciding whether or not the yarmulke he wore at a relation’s…
This offseason’s free agent market looks and sounds an awful lot like the 1980s.