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Forbes Field photo
April 15, 2015 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Forbes Field

Joan Leotta

By the seventh stretch
We gave up.

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.

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.

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.

Seams photo
August 4, 2014 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Seams

Jill Talbot

When I think back on it, it’s a couple of seconds, a rush from the plate to the mound, a flash, a gasp, and my grip on my father’s... more

Ode to Joy photo
April 30, 2014 | BASEBALL

Ode to Joy

Jim Ruland

  People spend their whole lives struggling to get what they think they want, and even if they get it, they find that it’s... more

You Think You Can Stop Me photo
April 30, 2014 | BASEBALL, Fiction

You Think You Can Stop Me

Dennis Scott Herbert

You Think You Can Stop Me?? You can’t stop me.  So they don’t let me bring my cooler no more, big... more

The Catcher’s Shadow photo
April 29, 2014 | BASEBALL

The Catcher’s Shadow

Joe Aguilar

Any hitter can read any catcher’s shadow. Adjust for time of day and source of light, adjust for pitcher arm slot,... more

The Most Mets Thing That Ever Happened (That Day). photo
April 28, 2014 | BASEBALL

The Most Mets Thing That Ever Happened (That Day).

Amy Rossi

Are you fucking kidding? It came down the last game of the season, which is what it is supposed... more

Baseball Fan photo
April 28, 2014 | BASEBALL

Baseball Fan

Shane Kowalski

In the bedroom, my girlfriend, every time she climaxes, shouts out: Bob Feller! She is a big baseball fan. Does it bother me... more

Veteran Broadcaster Art Luce Signs Off photo
April 24, 2014 | BASEBALL, Fiction

Veteran Broadcaster Art Luce Signs Off

Matt Izzi

Two outs to go in the season, eight-nothing Huskies, it’s been a swinging party and nobody invited the... more

Depth of Field photo
April 23, 2014 | BASEBALL, Fiction

Depth of Field

Sarah Malone

François was working on a baseball campaign, the design and effects for it, two thirty second spots and a sixty, and fifteens... more

Until the Light is Off photo
April 22, 2014 | BASEBALL

Until the Light is Off

James Yates

Visiting hours ran until eight o’clock that night. Matt sat by his father’s bed and thumbed through some text... more

Base Running photo
April 21, 2014 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Base Running

Russell Brakefield

August burns on and a quiet resin lifts from my skin. The ruins of my body idling on the couch. Drunk again or just resigned to... more

THE 2014 AMERICAN LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON, AS PREDICTED BY J. RYAN STRADAL photo
April 18, 2014 | BASEBALL

THE 2014 AMERICAN LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON, AS PREDICTED BY J. RYAN STRADAL

J. Ryan Stradal

  AL EAST 1. Tampa Bay Rays WHY: Erik Bedard, who was the... more

2 Poems photo
April 17, 2014 | BASEBALL

2 Poems

Daniel Romo

Doubleheader I no longer enjoy the game, yet I play every Sunday, trading church clothes for a uniform, exchanging a plate... more

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