Tagged: Baseball

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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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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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Lessons in Parenting, Baseball, and Optometry

I felt so disappointed for my son in his inability to excel at baseball. I had simply concluded that he lacked talent, and that was that. Of course, I would cheer him on and encourage him as long as he was interested, but, I assumed, the writing was on the wall. I pigeonholed him as “not an athlete”, just like me. Knowing now that it is quite likely that his vision was at least partially to blame for his trouble is a humbling reminder: our kids are not just small versions of ourselves.

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