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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

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

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

HOBART "expert" picks for the 2012 Season photo
April 1, 2012 | BASEBALL

HOBART "expert" picks for the 2012 Season

  Jim... more

A Visit to the Dock photo
April 1, 2012 | Fiction, BASEBALL

A Visit to the Dock

Bruce Harris

Most baseball fans remember the late Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Dock Ellis for his June 12, 1970 no-hitter against the San Diego... more

The Holding, The Explosion photo
April 1, 2012 | Fiction, BASEBALL

The Holding, The Explosion

Caleb Curtiss

Four hours before my 3rd shift, Sertaun is behind home plate calling balls and strikes and I am hung over as shit standing... more

Ken Burns' Little League photo
April 1, 2012 | Fiction, BASEBALL

Ken Burns' Little League

Dan Moreau

  Episode 1 Humble Beginnings The first official Little League was played in 1882 on a balmy summer... more

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