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Carlos on the Mound or Sweet Home Zambrano (of curse and command)

Carlos Zambrano, you were Wrigleyville’s delicate flower
you were a bud on the spring blossom of baseball’s stem
you blew petals at the slightest wind across home plate… 530 more words


Depravity In The Middle States

As I’ve already said, I grew up in an area where hockey is everywhere you look, especially in these winter months. It’s basically a way of life, so much so that, while you’re immersed in it, you hardly notice it. 584 more words



Over the course of this Nation’s history, U.S. Presidents have shared in the rich cultural heritage and fascination with America’s National Pastime. In perhaps the first reference to baseball (although it was called rounders at the time), Abraham Lincoln once told an aide, “Tell him I’m glad he’s coming, but he’s gonna have to wait till I get my next at bat”. 428 more words

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