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Articles tagged baseball

Tuesday, May 7 2013

British Sea Power: Machineries of Joy

British Sea Power still play like the Jim Thome of indie rock. They strikeout often, but they’re always swinging for the bleachers.


Tuesday, April 9 2013

‘Knuckleball’: Baseball, Metaphors, and Mythologies

As baseball season gets underway, 'Knuckleball' considers the poetry, the puzzle, and the many appeals of this most elusive pitch.


Friday, September 23 2011

The Bad News Statisticians: ‘Moneyball’

There’s an ugly and unromantic truth behind Bennett Miller’s baseball stats semi-comedy Moneyball that it acknowledges and then dances away from.


Thursday, July 15 2010

Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu

The Library of America Outdoes Itself with New Release of a Classic Updike Baseball Essay


Monday, November 16 2009

World Series mega DVD collection is baseball heaven


Tuesday, September 8 2009

Baseball and the Zen of Ian McEwan


Thursday, September 3 2009

Sugar

Melancholic and pragmatic, Sugar is not a rousing Saturday night sports movie, but rather an intelligent and stirring representation of real life.


Tuesday, July 14 2009

With one bat and no uniforms, Iraq’s baseball team hits field


Wednesday, May 28 2008

Whole new ballgame in digital age


Tuesday, April 15 2008

Major League Baseball 2K8

MLB 2K8 has gone the innovation route, overhauling many standards of the baseball sim, making it an interesting experiment in what baseball games can be.


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