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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.
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
Don't agree with all of this, but it's great writing. He's totally right, though, about the only Hall of Fame that matters.
At Grantland, a great and not great venture I love and don't love, Chuck Klosterman says, repeatedly, that football's popularity has nothing to do with its violence. He also says: Now, I realize an argument can be made that eroticized violence is inherent to any collision spectator sport, and that people who love football are … Continue reading Chuck Klosterman Is Wrong About Football (and Temporal Relativity)
I spent most of the day working on a message inspired by 1 Corinthians 1:18- 25. In that passage, the apostle Paul says that the cross and the message it sends are foolishness to the self-styled wisdom of convention, but to those who "are being saved, it is the power of God." I've spent a lot of … Continue reading Paul Pierce and Gospel Poetry
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