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Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2013 MLB Season -- Jess Walter photo
April 30, 2013 | BASEBALL

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2013 MLB Season -- Jess Walter

Jess Walter

For the last couple of years, we've asked some of our favorite writers and... more

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2013 MLB Season -- Baseball for Druggies by Jim Ruland photo
April 29, 2013 | BASEBALL

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2013 MLB Season -- Baseball for Druggies by Jim Ruland

Jim Ruland

For the last couple of years, we've asked some of our... more

Hands of Grace photo
April 26, 2013 | BASEBALL

Hands of Grace

Jamie Yates

  September 13, 1998 Murphy's was packed beyond any regard to occupancy regulations, and this made Evan both... more

Grace photo
April 26, 2013 | BASEBALL

Grace

Peter Witte

The night before we met Mark Grace, dad had too many Michelobs and was more generous than usual with his baseball assessments. “He... more

Portrait in the Mirror Behind the Bar photo
April 25, 2013 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Portrait in the Mirror Behind the Bar

Rich Smith

Anyone who loves Tim loves him for the same reason. He hit one home run. "Did you ever hit... more

Life Ain’t Easy for a Girl Named Mickey photo
April 24, 2013 | BASEBALL

Life Ain’t Easy for a Girl Named Mickey

Courtney Preiss

"Mickey Mantle?" he says. "That can't be real. Your name is Mickey Mantle?"

 

Jonah, The Whale photo
April 23, 2013 | BASEBALL

Jonah, The Whale

Holly Wendt

It was March 6 when Jonah Jimenez threw a perfect game in Spring Training, ninety-four pitches all-told, and fifty more than any... more

Predictions photo
April 22, 2013 | BASEBALL

Predictions

T.S. Flynn

We made it. The 2013 Major League Baseball season is right there in front of us, a vast expanse of fastballs and line drives, diving... more

Lisa De Leeuw Listens to a Dodgers Game, June 1989 photo
April 19, 2013 | BASEBALL

Lisa De Leeuw Listens to a Dodgers Game, June 1989

William Boyle

She can hear the crowd humming through the speakers. The announcer is the same announcer she's... more

Explaining An Affinity for R.A. Dickey photo
April 18, 2013 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Explaining An Affinity for R.A. Dickey

Lauri Anderson Alford

              after A.E. Stallings That his fingernails are... more

The Loneliness of the Designated Pinch Runner photo
April 17, 2013 | BASEBALL

The Loneliness of the Designated Pinch Runner

Terrance Wedin

— Sunday, October 13th, 1974 –Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, CA   In the... more

A Place Beyond the Pines (2013) photo
April 17, 2013 | movie reviews

A Place Beyond the Pines (2013)

Max

Derek Cianfrance’s intense crime drama A Place Beyond The Pines affected me in a way that a movie hasn’t... more

The Umpire photo
April 16, 2013 | BASEBALL

The Umpire

Eric Nusbaum

The thought of home was more than he could bear. The sunk-in feeling of his recliner, the smell of Linda’s pot roast, the weight of... more

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2013 MLB Season -- Nick Mainieri photo
April 15, 2013 | BASEBALL

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2013 MLB Season -- Nick Mainieri

Nick Mainieri

For the last couple of years, we've asked some of our favorite writers and... more

Who Are These People? Very Short Stories About the New Faces Around the American League West photo
April 14, 2013 | BASEBALL

Who Are These People? Very Short Stories About the New Faces Around the American League West

J. Ryan Stradal

  Houston Astros: Chia-Jen Lo, P Dang,... more

A Phan's Notes: The Twilight of Roy Halladay photo
April 13, 2013 | BASEBALL, A Phan's Notes

A Phan's Notes: The Twilight of Roy Halladay

Justin St. Germain

I’ve resolved this baseball season to watch every game played by my favorite team, the... more

After the At Bat photo
April 12, 2013 | BASEBALL

After the At Bat

Jacob Euteneuer

To me, he was just Casey. The math teacher at the local high school. I went to school and played ball with his son, Patrick, since... more

Chicago Cubs Sestina photo
April 11, 2013 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Chicago Cubs Sestina

Kelly Luce

"Do they still play the blues in Chicago / when baseball season rolls around?" — Steve Goodman, "A... more

John Daly photo
April 10, 2013 | BASEBALL, Fiction

John Daly

Mark Baumer

Jose Canseco was listening to a county music song on his portable cassette player. It was ninety-seven degrees on the public golf course.... more

The Ecstatic photo
April 9, 2013 | BASEBALL

The Ecstatic

Michael Nye

McNamara wanted off the island, a phrase he loved because it was stolen. Dominicans always said you couldn’t walk off the island;... more

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2013 MLB Season -- Rick Moody photo
April 8, 2013 | BASEBALL

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2013 MLB Season -- Rick Moody

Rick Moody

For the last couple of years, we've asked some of our favorite writers and... more

Who Are These People? Very Short Stories About the New Faces Around the American League Central photo
April 7, 2013 | BASEBALL

Who Are These People? Very Short Stories About the New Faces Around the American League Central

J. Ryan Stradal

  Chicago White Sox: Jared Mitchell,... more

The Likeliest of Several Theories... photo
April 5, 2013 | BASEBALL

The Likeliest of Several Theories...

Amy Rossi

  The Likeliest of Several Theories Regarding the Whereabouts of Mark Bellhorn It is Wednesday, so he... more

Future Hall of Famer photo
April 4, 2013 | BASEBALL

Future Hall of Famer

Adam Robinson

Richard Arndt was working grounds at the ballpark when he caught the great Hammerin’ Hank Aaron’s last home run,... more

The Glove photo
April 3, 2013 | BASEBALL

The Glove

Joseph Checkler

If you were really as good at baseball as you remember, why do you keep having that dream where you’re in right field and the ball... more

Who Are These People? Very Short Stories About the New Faces Around the American League East photo
April 2, 2013 | BASEBALL

Who Are These People? Very Short Stories About the New Faces Around the American League East

J. Ryan Stradal

  Baltimore Orioles: Dylan Bundy, P Dylan... more

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2013 MLB Season -- Stewart O'Nan photo
April 1, 2013 | BASEBALL

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2013 MLB Season -- Stewart O'Nan

Stewart O'Nan

For the last couple of years, we've asked some of our favorite writers and... more

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2013 MLB Season -- Andrew Ervin photo
April 1, 2013 | BASEBALL

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2013 MLB Season -- Andrew Ervin

Andrew Ervin

For the last couple of years, we've asked some of our favorite writers and... more

An Advanced Amateur Reviews Stag – The Steak, Taters, and Gravy of Beer photo
March 29, 2013 | Food & Drink

An Advanced Amateur Reviews Stag – The Steak, Taters, and Gravy of Beer

Mike Bezemek

In a roadside gas station along Highway 21, in the Missouri Ozarks, I scan... more

Yankee photo
March 28, 2013 | Fiction

Yankee

Jared Yates Sexton

How're you gonna live, she said, if you don't immerse?