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After all

Though we know
everything is bounded
by time,
there is, after all,
baseball,
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

Nostalgia

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

Life

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

Experiences Of Life

Small view or big picture?

Hunters go on about their killing of birds being a national pastime.

I call my activity of enjoying the sight and sound of living birds an international pastime. 7 more words

Opinion

Essay 9 - 1.30.15

January 30, 2015

The District Lines

By JASON STEINHAUER

As the Super Bowl approaches, it’s easy to forget that three short months ago The Kansas City Royals completed one of the most memorable playoff runs in baseball history, losing the World Series to the San Francisco Giants in a thrilling seven games. 1,724 more words

"National Pastime" or "Flash-in-the-Pan": Snow Skiing in the United States

In a 2014 double issue of The International Journal of the History of Sport, sport historians illustrated ways that various sports in the United States have been, are, and could be considered “national pastimes.” Baseball, American football, basketball, boxing, hunting, and horse racing all received scholarly scrutiny as to the sports’ potential status as national pastimes. 2,367 more words

Sport History