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    The Illuminati Comes To Dinwoody Field

    by  • September 23, 2014 • Baseball, Featured, Fiction, Jeff Dupuis • 0 Comments

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    “Winning is everything.” –Billy Martin, 4-time World Series Champion second baseman, 1-time World Series Champion manager, all with the Yankees. The Catfish, with one foot up on the lip of the dugout, watched the owner’s son, Wallace Dinwoody, lead three unfamiliar men across the field during practice. His mustache hung down near his Adam’s...

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    Jake Braun: Four Poems

    by  • September 16, 2014 • Baseball, Featured, Hockey, Jake Braun, Poetry • 0 Comments

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    Communication Blood the rosy stamp, A tooth the torn envelope; Suicide passed out.     SA SE (self-addressed saussurean emotion) All your words come back to you No matter what. They defy settling, slash and black hawk through Postal networks of a life’s creation. Like how Jonathan Toews believed he was a hero, and...

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    The Art of the Diving Catch

    by  • August 4, 2014 • Baseball, Featured, Matt Robinson, Poetry • 0 Comments

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    Most outfielders dive for catches as if they’re falling headfirst off the hood of a car, their bodies dropping at a high angle, both hands extended in front of them. — Buster Olney, ESPN                     you know: although the pros – your anthony gose, your andruw jones – execute as though the field’s a car poorly...

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    A Day in October

    by  • July 7, 2014 • Baseball, Featured, Tommy McGrath • 2 Comments

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    It was October 30, 2013, and I was sitting on a plane heading to Boston.  I should have been sitting in an uncomfortably small desk heading to my demise by way of a calculus quiz, but I had narrowly managed to convince my Macedonian professor to excuse my absence.  I told her that I...

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    Baseball is No Hockey

    by  • October 31, 2013 • Alex Manley, Baseball, Hockey • 1 Comment

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    I don’t really care about baseball. I feel like, and I’ve thought about this a lot, hockey is indisputably a superior sport to the other big North American sports. I’m willing to allow that soccer is probably on par with hockey somewhat, and I don’t know enough about rugby (or cricket, although I’m pretty...

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    Low and Away

    by  • September 10, 2013 • Baseball, Fiction, Jeff Dupuis • 0 Comments

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    “A pitcher’s effectiveness comes from confidence, when he suddenly realizes he’s got the touch, then he does not worry, when he’s a little bit worried, he’s missing…” — Mel Allen, Boston at New York, last game of the season, 1949 Two dozen roses, half red, half white, arrived at our motel room at nine...

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