Author: Richard Hershberger

Richard Hershberger is a paralegal working in Maryland. When he isn't doing whatever it is that paralegals do, or taking his daughters to Girl Scouts, he is dedicated to the collection and analysis of useless and unremunerative information.
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Sports and Politics: 1869 and 2019

“Keep politics out of sports!” “Just report what happens on the field!” This isn’t how it works.

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On Stealing First Base

What’s up with the Atlantic League experiments with the rules of baseball?

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Strike Four: The Evolution of Baseball

This is my shameless self promotion post. I have mentioned previously that I had a book coming out. Well, it is out now. It is a history of the rules of baseball.

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Star Wars and the Failure of the Imagination

In any extended series the creators reach a decision point. They have said what there is to say given the series’ starting point. They have to choose: Do Something Different, or More of the Same.

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The New Doctor

On casting Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor

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