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The Old Ball Game
October 29, 2001 – 1:07 PM | Comments Off on The Old Ball Game

September, 1985. Reagan's in the White House, The Golden Girls rule the Nielsen ratings, and I've just started the eighth grade armed with a collection of Flashdance-tastic off-the-shoulder Esprit tops, a parted-down-the-middle-and-carefully-curled-on-the-sides hairdo, and enough …

The Vine: October 24, 2001
October 24, 2001 – 11:32 PM | Comments Off on The Vine: October 24, 2001

Re: books about baseball.
I also suggest all of W.P. Kinsella's novels and short stories that have to do with baseball.I'm not a huge baseball fan, but my dad was —
Kinsella's baseball books make me all …

The Vine: October 23, 2001
October 23, 2001 – 11:29 PM | Comments Off on The Vine: October 23, 2001

Dear Sarah,
I have a question, but first a little background.My parents are not sports fans, and seeing as how my home team, the Seattle Mariners, basically sucked for most of their, and my, existence, I …

45 Reasons To Hail The Return Of Yankee Baseball
April 20, 2001 – 12:20 PM | Comments Off on 45 Reasons To Hail The Return Of Yankee Baseball

1. The return of warm weather.
2. …followed by the return of hot weather…
3. …followed by the return of "it's too damn hot and sticky to do a damn thing except lie on the floor in …

Off His Rocker
December 16, 1999 – 1:14 PM | Comments Off on Off His Rocker

For four years in college, I had to listen to kids who didn’t know Cape May from Port Elizabeth spout a bunch of ignorant bushwa about how much New Jersey sucked. Everything they knew about …