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2 Baseball Poems photo
April 26, 2018 | BASEBALL

2 Baseball Poems

Andrew Jones

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

Kestrels! photo
April 26, 2018 | BASEBALL

Kestrels!

Ben Kessler

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

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.

Two Asterisks photo
April 23, 2018 | BASEBALL

Two Asterisks

Shane Kowalski

The year everyone was hitting home runs, Barry Bonds made lunch with his arms.

Curveball photo
April 21, 2018 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Curveball

Ed Meek

It was a slow curve—a big bender,
spinning against the trajectory
of the ball. It hung

Balls and Strikes III: Transfiguration photo
April 20, 2018 | BASEBALL

Balls and Strikes III: Transfiguration

Richard Johnston

The victim was the leadoff hitter for the Matsushima Baseball Ocean Temple Gods in the bottom of the first.

Home Run Heroes photo
April 19, 2018 | BASEBALL

Home Run Heroes

Bob May

His gravesite at Holy Cross Cemetery brought a lump to my throat.

Past Time photo
April 18, 2018 | BASEBALL

Past Time

Miranda Forman

Because fifteen feet and a quarter-sized hunk of aluminum is nothing against the smell of oiled leather...

Reporting Near Calvary Church photo
April 17, 2018 | BASEBALL

Reporting Near Calvary Church

Jay Lee Ellis

Just mid-February but a day like summer

I Keep Bumping Into Candy Maldonado photo
April 16, 2018 | BASEBALL

I Keep Bumping Into Candy Maldonado

Jordan Moffatt

I saw Candy the next time I went out. And the time after that. And the time after that.

Balls and Strikes II: And the Word Was God photo
April 13, 2018 | BASEBALL

Balls and Strikes II: And the Word Was God

Richard Johnston

I suppose all sports officials are gods of a sort...

Alexis photo
April 12, 2018 | BASEBALL

Alexis

Alex Perez

After a loss, I’d seen him throw his gear in the garbage and denounce baseball altogether.

This is my brain on baseball photo
April 11, 2018 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

This is my brain on baseball

Alice Lowe

Crack! The sound of impact, ball on bat...

Having a Catch with Dad Is Much Harder Than Field of Dreams Makes It Out to Be photo
April 10, 2018 | BASEBALL, Fiction

Having a Catch with Dad Is Much Harder Than Field of Dreams Makes It Out to Be

Patrick Walczy

In the original cut of the movie, Ray says, “You wanna have a catch?” But test audiences were disappointed with the complete lack of father-son acknowledgement.

So You'd Better Pay Attention photo
April 9, 2018 | BASEBALL

So You'd Better Pay Attention

Mitchell Nobis

Later I’ll tell him that in baseball you never know where the ball will go...

Balls and Strikes I: Not about Astronauts photo
April 6, 2018 | BASEBALL

Balls and Strikes I: Not about Astronauts

Richard Johnston

My friends lived for bottle rockets and Boy Scout merit badges; I, however, lived for called third strikes.

Tourists photo
April 5, 2018 | BASEBALL

Tourists

Matthew Fiander

Ron's list of aggravations has only grown over time. My job was to just quietly field them.

Congratulate Me, Too photo
April 4, 2018 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Congratulate Me, Too

Josh Sippie

I couldn’t cut my hair (I’m no sheep) and I sure as hell couldn’t change my love of the Houston Astros.

Three Poems photo
April 3, 2018 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Three Poems

Karen J. Weyant

I ended up in right field, ponytail eschew, cap falling to the bridge of my nose, shadowing my freckled cheeks.

The Kid photo
April 2, 2018 | BASEBALL, Poetry

The Kid

Bryce Emley

I don’t think it made a sound.

Three Strikes photo
April 30, 2017 | BASEBALL

Three Strikes

Anthony Michael Morena

1.  It is 1994 and baseball is on strike so I will not see the first place Yankees advance to the playoffs and win the World... more

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Saul Stories

Elizabeth Ellen

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Jason Phoebe Rusch

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