Tag Archives: baseball

Spring training

I’m convinced baseball is more than a sport.  It’s a deeply ingrained part of the fabric of American culture.  It permeates our lives and our language in ways of which we might not even be aware.  This was further brought … Continue reading

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World Seriously?

I’m watching too much sports.  As a result, my nerves are frayed, my imagination is stunted, and my sleep is deprived.  What can I do?  I’m an American male.  Worse, I’m a New England male. The upside of watching sports … Continue reading

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Put away childish things

Saint Paul told the people of Corinth that, “when I became a man, I put childish ways behind me.”  So must we all.  Well, most of us.  Some adults never give up childish things.  We call them professional athletes. As … Continue reading

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Go Spinners!

I really like baseball.  I always have.  It’s part of my DNA at this point, having grown up with it, played it, watched it, shared it with family, read about it.  James Earl Jones’ character in “Field of Dreams” summed … Continue reading

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This sporting life

With the onset of a new football season, abutting the demise of the real baseball season – the Lowell Spinners season, that is – I am moved to wax philosophical about the place of sports in my and our culture’s … Continue reading

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