This piece was originally published at Hobart in the summer of 2013. Editor Aaron Burch was a huge help. The version below is slightly different from the Hobart version. As an urban rust-belt minister, activist, and writer, I gravitate toward third spaces and common points of reference as a matter of vocation. I like to … Continue reading Everything I Know About Postmodernism I Learned From the Phillies
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Wally Joyner to join the Phillies as assistant hitting coach. Good for you, Wally! Now, can anyone tell me where the urban legend of Joyner owning Fleer started? Don't tell me it was just something my cousin made up. Related articles Phillies tap Wally Joyner as assistant hitting coach (philly.com) Phillies hire Wally Joyner as … Continue reading Your Moment of 80’s Baseball Zen
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Congratulations, Giants. Now that the Super Bowl is over, let's focus on the real sports story of early February: Pitchers and catchers report in less than two weeks. To celebrate, I thought I'd share this great photo of the 1984 press conference welcoming catching great Gary Carter to the New York Mets. I'm not a … Continue reading Gary Carter’s Dapper Look, 1984
Phillies prospect Jim Murphy plays for the Lakewood BlueClaws, and so does his mustache. I got this photo via the hardest working blog in baseball, PhilliesNation.com.