Diamonds are forever

The fifty-year odyssey of a born-again baseball fan.

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  1. Roger O Green »

    1 September 2016 · 11:40 am

    I HIGHLY recommend LLWS. Six innings, great baseball.

  2. Wombat-socho »

    1 September 2016 · 4:37 pm

    Recovering my interest in baseball is something I cheerfully credit to my ex-wife, who craftily engaged my wargaming side with a Smithsonian article about Rotisserie baseball. From that, it was a short step to Bill James, and the next thing I knew we were taking the kids out to Twins games at the Metrodome and Saints games at Midway Stadium, and there was no turning back. There are seasons where I haven’t paid as much attention to the game due to personal tsuris, but for the most part I have remained attentive to the Twins-and now, the Nationals. It’s been good for me.

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  4. John Salmon »

    1 September 2016 · 10:45 pm

    Welcome back. The everydayness of baseball is one of its great strengths. There’s always a game on in the summer. But since there is, we’re spared the hype of other sports which play less frequently.

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