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I Was Potential photo
April 27, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

I Was Potential

Jesse Donaldson

When I was fifteen, I started receiving letters from Division I baseball coaches about the possibility of joining them on such and... more

Three Milwaukee Brewers photo
April 24, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Three Milwaukee Brewers

Tyler Koshakow

I didn’t become a fan of baseball until I was in my early twenties. As a teenager, I thought sports were antithetical to the sort of arty, book-reading persona that I had been trying so hard to affect.

Relief photo
April 23, 2015 | BASEBALL, Fiction

Relief

Joe Aguilar

They are the junk-baller, the relic, the trickster, the reinvention, the resurrection. A synonym for “reliever” could be “healer.”

Implosion photo
April 22, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Implosion

Thomas Mira y Lopez

When the time came for its demolition, there was no implosion at Shea Stadium.

How to Pitch a Full Count photo
April 21, 2015 | BASEBALL, Poetry

How to Pitch a Full Count

David Joseph

I trace the windup with my elbow, my arm like a wing
unfurling, red lace licking off my feathertips.

Long Ball photo
April 21, 2015 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Long Ball

Eliza Callard

I’m not one of those guys who watches the ball launch
off the bat into the right field seats.

The First Rule is: Don't Speak photo
April 20, 2015 | BASEBALL, Fiction

The First Rule is: Don't Speak

Samara Pearlstein

Nobody could be quite certain where it started, but Mr. Met was the first anyone noticed.

Wrigley Field photo
April 20, 2015 | BASEBALL, Comics

Wrigley Field

Pete Witte

Game of the Day: Spring Training photo
April 18, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Game of the Day: Spring Training

Jesse Sawyer

March 7, 2015 Spring Training - Cactus League Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim vs. Oakland Athletics Hohokam... more

The Eyes of the Storm photo
April 17, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

The Eyes of the Storm

David Wanczyk

“I thought it was boring,” he told me, “partly because I'd just learned English. But learning the language and the terminology and how the game is played was the big change.”

Katamari photo
April 16, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Katamari

Barrett Bowlin

We're hoping to hear some passion tonight at the hotel if we cup our ears up to the door of their room.

Way to Go photo
April 15, 2015 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Way to Go

Jeff Coomer

Punching our gloves as the sun raced toward dinner, 
we sorted into teams and agreed on the rules
in a minute or less.

Forbes Field photo
April 15, 2015 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Forbes Field

Joan Leotta

By the seventh stretch
We gave up.

Still, It Was Baseball photo
April 14, 2015 | BASEBALL, Fiction

Still, It Was Baseball

Chad Schuster

You could tell Heather was a catcher by looking at her thighs, but she brought an infielder's mitt to the game that day.

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2015 MLB Season -- Courtney Preiss photo
April 13, 2015 | BASEBALL

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2015 MLB Season -- Courtney Preiss

Courtney Preiss

There is no bond quite like the one Yankees fans in New England share.

It Follows photo
April 11, 2015 | movie reviews

It Follows

Sean Kilpatrick

PS – This film deserves its every cult and to be ranked even beyond into the commonly over-valued status of a classic

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2015 MLB Season -- Andrew Ervin photo
April 10, 2015 | BASEBALL

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2015 MLB Season -- Andrew Ervin

Andrew Ervin

Here in Philadelphia, there’s a comfortable familiarity in the air, a sense... more

A Player's Guide to Spring Training, Pt. 3: Pitching photo
April 9, 2015 | BASEBALL

A Player's Guide to Spring Training, Pt. 3: Pitching

Emily Nemens

Throw one hundred miles per hour, fastballs so fast the shortstop slaps you on the ass at the end of the inning.

Mill Valley Little League, 1999 to 2004 photo
April 8, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Mill Valley Little League, 1999 to 2004

Dylan Fisher

David
Could be anyone by now. I hope he's okay. I hope they're all okay.

Baseball Poems photo
April 7, 2015 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Baseball Poems

Karen Weyant

I miss the moment his bat cracks the ball.

Baseball's Cruel Lexicon photo
April 6, 2015 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Baseball's Cruel Lexicon

Nicholas Mainieri

We’re speaking of salvation, god damn it,
And only the incurious break slumps.

Expectations and Lack Thereof photo
April 6, 2015 | BASEBALL

Expectations and Lack Thereof

T. S. Flynn

Last season I knew good and goddamn well, even before April gave way to May, that the White Sox weren’t going to... more

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2015 MLB Season -- Stewart O'Nan photo
April 3, 2015 | BASEBALL

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2015 MLB Season -- Stewart O'Nan

Stewart O'Nan

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

Father-Son Combos photo
April 2, 2015 | BASEBALL

Father-Son Combos

Evan Lavender-Smith

On 14 September 1990, Ken Griffey Sr. hit a home run, and Ken Griffey Jr., the very next batter, also hit a home run, making them... more

Altruism on Twitter: The Amazin' @DidMetsLose2Day Feed photo
April 1, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Altruism on Twitter: The Amazin' @DidMetsLose2Day Feed

Andrew Bomback

I learned about @DidMetsLose2Day because someone I followed retweeted a post.

from Nature Poem photo
March 31, 2015 | Poetry

from Nature Poem

Tommy Pico

Tommy “Teebs” Pico was a Queer/Art/Mentors inaugural fellow, 2013 Lambda Literary fellow in poetry, and has poems in BOMB, Guernica, and [PANK]. Originally from the Viejas Indian reservation of the Kumeyaay nation, he now lives in Brooklyn and curates the reading series Poets With Attitude (PWA) with Morgan Parker. @heyteebs

 
2 Fictions photo
March 30, 2015 | Fiction

2 Fictions

Kate Wyer

The birds lift their blue feet in a slow and deliberate seduction. 

Why Things Fall: Einstein photo
March 30, 2015 | Fiction

Why Things Fall: Einstein

Erin Stalcup

Gravity bends light. Gravitational attraction between masses results in a warping of space and time.

State Farm photo
March 28, 2015 | Commercial Fiction

State Farm

Dave Housley

Jake from State Farm hangs up the phone and hustles to the bathroom.

Lazy Wolf Comics photo
March 27, 2015 | Lazy Wolf

Lazy Wolf Comics

Alex Jiang

  What is a Z   Eye-phones, Cell-phones, and maybe Pie-phones