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Dispatches from the Treehouse: Rooting for Oakland  photo
July 15, 2021 | Nonfiction, Dispatches from the Treehouse

Dispatches from the Treehouse: Rooting for Oakland 

Joseph Horton

It’s all about the timing

 

It’s as simple and invasive as a chime on my phone. A banner news alert, which, for most people, involves elections and wars and natural disasters and celebrity

Dispatches from the Treehouse: The Cutout Year  photo
April 9, 2021 | Dispatches from the Treehouse, BASEBALL

Dispatches from the Treehouse: The Cutout Year 

Joseph Horton

Last year, Tim and I bought cardboard cutouts of ourselves ($129 each, apparently for charity) that watched every Athletics game in the stadium that we could not.

Dispatches from the Treehouse: The Long Season  photo
April 1, 2020 | Dispatches from the Treehouse

Dispatches from the Treehouse: The Long Season 

Joseph Horton

And by the third inning, it’s really, truly, shittily finished. “They gave us about twenty minutes of thinking we were in it,” Tim says. “Twenty minutes.”

Dispatches from the Treehouse: I Hope Your Parents Are Proud photo
October 2, 2019 | Dispatches from the Treehouse

Dispatches from the Treehouse: I Hope Your Parents Are Proud

Joseph Horton

We have not seen Mark for the rest of the season, confirming my steadfast belief that he was either a criminal masquerading as an employee or an employee who was immediately fired once his conduct towards an Access Member and celebrated Hobart columnist was discovered.

Dispatches from the Treehouse: Roots and Barks and Birds (and Elaine) photo
July 29, 2019 | Dispatches from the Treehouse

Dispatches from the Treehouse: Roots and Barks and Birds (and Elaine)

Joseph Horton

For a moment, regardless of our lives, everything the light touches is warm and friendly, and we are all indeed in the same circle: Access Member Humans who love Access Member Dogs and can put up with their people for three hours because we also love baseball.

Dispatches from the Treehouse: Pride Nights photo
July 8, 2019 | Dispatches from the Treehouse

Dispatches from the Treehouse: Pride Nights

Joseph Horton

In a long baseball season, there’s always the question of whether any one game matters

Dispatches from the Treehouse: Tuesday, April 1 photo
May 16, 2019 | BASEBALL, Dispatches from the Treehouse

Dispatches from the Treehouse: Tuesday, April 1

Joseph Horton

We’re in line for beer and a guy in a Yankees hat turns to Tim, looks him up and down in his BoSoxery, and asks if he can buy his beers for half-price on our badge.
“Only if you say the Yankees suck,” Tim says.

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