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From a few years ago. Still pertinent. The Phillies are, once again, rebuilding. I was so pleased when Hobart published this in the middle of the season last year. With pitchers and catchers upon us, I wanted to share it again.
Bummed about the Spurs? There's still baseball. Read my new essay, freshly published at Hobart, about how I learned everything I know about postmodernism from the Phillies. If you're feeling dejected about last night's Big Game, you'll find some succor in this piece, I think. Many thanks to editor Aaron Burch.
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
I think the meatballs are overkill.
CNN with "The Woman Who Stood Up to Joe Paterno," a piece about Vicky Triponey, the former Penn State VP in charge of student discipline who profoundly clashed with Joe Paterno over how players should be punished for off-field infractions. You should read the whole thing, but I was particularly interested in Paterno's thinly-veiled misogyny: … Continue reading The Woman Who Stood Up To Joe Paterno; Omerta, Never Virtue
Andrew Sullivan thinks it will all come down to what the NFL covered up. I tend to agree, but I also think, with Tyler Cowen and Kevin Grier, that Small Football will fold first.