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Review of NFL Football: A History of America’s New National Pastime

Crepeau, Richard C. NFL Football: A History of America’s New National Pastime. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2014. Pp. 256. Notes, bibliography, and index. $95.00 clothback, $19.95 paperback. 1,398 more words

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Softball...The Original Baseball?

-David Strobach-

I have been a little obsessed with baseball history since I started reading Bill James’ Historical Baseball Abstract.  As I read, I would love to post baseball history fun facts to share cool new content! 151 more words


Film Rewind: Pastime (1990)

Baseball. It’s as American as apple pie. How many of us went to at least one game at the ballpark as a kid? How many of us remember the seventh inning stretch? 688 more words

After all

Though we know
everything is bounded
by time,
there is, after all,
in which time has its function,
but does not rule.

— from… 99 more words

Quick—Who Won the 2014 World Series?

Give up?  It was the San Francisco Giants.  Okay, who’d they beat?  Answer: the Kansas City Royals.  (I had to look up both answers on the Internet.)  But I’m not alone. 742 more words


What Other Game? - Thoughts on Opening Day 2015

Opening day of baseball. It’s an important rite in my life and has been since I was young boy. It’s the quintessential American way to finally put winter to rest – regardless of the actual weather. 476 more words


I am going to miss baseball, again

I am going to miss my baseball, again*

I was lucky enough to be born in the fifties when life was more about families, homemade pies and baseball. 642 more words

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