Quote of the day

I like to see the difference between good and evil as kind of like the foul line at a baseball game. It’s very thin, it’s made of something very flimsy like lime, and if you cross it, it really starts to blur where fair becomes foul and foul becomes fair.

~Harlan Coben

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One week!

Get your ballcaps and your jerseys ready.  Opening Day is just a week away!!

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Shock collar

I’m sure umpires everywhere would love to implement something like this.

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This day in baseball: YES network debut

The Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network (YES) made its debut on March 19, 2002.  As a team-owned network, YES would carry Yankees ball games as well as New Jersey Nets NBA games.

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Quote of the day

The sheer quantity of brain power that hurled itself voluntarily and quixotically into the search for new baseball knowledge was either exhilarating or depressing, depending on how you felt about baseball. The same intellectual resources might have cured the common cold, or put a man on Pluto.

~Michael Lewis

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Happy St. Patty’s Day!

Watch out for leprechauns… just because they’re small doesn’t mean they’re not dangerous.

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“Go, Cubs, Go,” by Steve Goodman

I stumbled across this video while browsing YouTube.  The song, which debuted in 1984, finally made it onto the Billboard charts a week after the Cubs won the 2016 World Series.