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In July, 2002, The Mascot Answers A Question photo
April 16, 2019 | BASEBALL, Poetry

In July, 2002, The Mascot Answers A Question

Robert Halleck

I joined the crowd and bought an XL.

Quiz photo
April 15, 2019 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Quiz

Robert Clinton

1. What company made the gum drops called Fancy Nancies after the famous Beantown slugger duo?  

The Art of the Blowout photo
April 14, 2019 | Sunday Comics, BASEBALL

The Art of the Blowout

Mark Neeley

An Abbreviated Directory of Women in Baseball photo
April 12, 2019 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

An Abbreviated Directory of Women in Baseball

Courtney Preiss

Kinsella, Annie: Cinnamon-haired romantic lead in Field of Dreams. Played with zeal by Amy Madigan. Equal parts romantic and pragmatic, she raised a farm and a daughter, vanquished small-town Nazism, and offered unconditional support to her crazy-ass ghost-loving husband.

Fan Interference  photo
April 11, 2019 | BASEBALL, Fiction

Fan Interference 

Thomas Genevieve

The smell of grilled hot dogs is in the near distance. 

The Gospel According to the First Base Umpire  photo
April 10, 2019 | BASEBALL, Poetry

The Gospel According to the First Base Umpire 

John McDonough

And everyone in section ten is standing

When Gills Gets Sent Down photo
April 9, 2019 | BASEBALL, Fiction

When Gills Gets Sent Down

John Jodzio

After tonight, I’ll be demoted to my parents’ couch and a job at my uncle’s lumberyard.

Ode to Baseball photo
April 8, 2019 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Ode to Baseball

Jimmy Pappas

Everyone was welcome. No one was cut 
in this league.

Yankees at Shea photo
April 5, 2019 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Yankees at Shea

Laura Scalzo

In 1974 or 1975 my father took my sisters and me to our first baseball game. It was always going to be a Yankee game, wherever that might be.

Your Name Comes From Him photo
April 4, 2019 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Your Name Comes From Him

Thomas Gresham

You cannot think of baseball without thinking of your grandpa. The two forever tangled in each’s DNA.

Past Time photo
April 3, 2019 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Past Time

Molly Brown

I practically worship, use
to fill an empty life.

Ken Smiled with His Eyes photo
April 2, 2019 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Ken Smiled with His Eyes

Jeff Barker

Later that evening, Ken Caminiti died alone in a bug infested Bronx drug house.

The Bottom of the Order: Overrunning It photo
April 1, 2019 | BASEBALL, The Bottom of the Order

The Bottom of the Order: Overrunning It

Andrew Forbes

Then maybe head over to the State Park near Orange City to rent a canoe and paddle gator-infested waters, strafed by black vultures and large, fictional-looking birds, for the chance to see some manatees, large and stationary in the gentle current of a warm, clear river. 

The Bottom of the Order: Overrunning It photo
April 1, 2019 | BASEBALL, The Bottom of the Order

The Bottom of the Order: Overrunning It

Andrew Forbes

Then maybe head over to the State Park near Orange City to rent a canoe and paddle gator-infested waters, strafed by black vultures and large, fictional-looking birds, for the chance to see some manatees, large and stationary in the gentle current of a warm, clear river. 

Yips photo
April 30, 2018 | BASEBALL

Yips

Michael Nye

When it began, he was deep in the hole, backhanding a two-hopper toward left field, and he rushed the throw, scooping it up, a cloud of dirt... more

My Father Remembers, Forgets photo
April 30, 2018 | BASEBALL, Poetry

My Father Remembers, Forgets

Kathleen Hellen

Fifty cents for tickets in the bleachers—then. Fifty cents a railroad car to Pittsburgh.
A “marvel” they’d called it.... more

Ground Rules photo
April 27, 2018 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Ground Rules

Shana Agid

Summers to Harridge, April 20, 1950: I am writing to inform you of the changes in the Washington ball park. It is rather difficult to... more

Imposter photo
April 27, 2018 | BASEBALL

Imposter

Sammi LaBue

I hated practice, but I loved you.

Kestrels! photo
April 26, 2018 | BASEBALL

Kestrels!

Ben Kessler

Can’t afford a ticket? Put up a player and get in free.

2 Baseball Poems photo
April 26, 2018 | BASEBALL

2 Baseball Poems

Andrew Jones

By late ‘88 I had mastered Eck’s three-quarter delivery...

Harry Quotes photo
April 25, 2018 | BASEBALL, Comics

Harry Quotes

Peter Witte

Well, if you're reading lips, you'll hear some words that are not necessarily used on family TV.

Single photo
April 25, 2018 | BASEBALL, Fiction

Single

Jon Lee-Casco

She grips the bat the proper way, the way Dad taught her. Right over left, the knuckles lined up like railroad tracks or piano keys, two of... more

Rally Cap photo
April 24, 2018 | BASEBALL

Rally Cap

Eric Sentell

Then she cupped my face in her hands just like my father and said, “You’re missing it!”

2 Poems photo
April 24, 2018 | BASEBALL

2 Poems

Devin Kelly

It’s good, I think, that we forget.

Three Poems photo
April 23, 2018 | BASEBALL

Three Poems

Sandra Marchetti

I kissed my father’s cheek for good luck in the firehouse driveway.

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Elizabeth Ellen

Elizabeth Ellen

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Legs Get Led Astray

Chloe Caldwell

FOUR NEW ESSAYS BY CHLOE CALDWELL! Plus the original essays that made you fall in love with Chloe!


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Saul Stories

Elizabeth Ellen

Saul Stories is a linked collection that explores the relationships between a forty-year-old female artist, her teenaged daughter, and her daughter's friends. With ferocious realism, the book interrogates how children of differing classes and races are treated in the U.S., and the salacious and skeptical ways the current culture views cross-generational friendships. But most potently—in narratives taking place in Denny's and movie theatres and living rooms and cars—Saul Stories wonders what it means to be a woman and an artist and a mother, all at once.