One with the bat

I never really could understand the idea of becoming “one with the bat.”  Wouldn’t that hurt?

duplex comic

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Distance run per game per sport

I don’t think it comes as a surprise that baseball involves the least amount of running of any of these.  I am a bit surprised that a tennis match requires more running than a basketball game.  It looks like the original data came from Runner’s World, though I suppose it would be unfair to include the distance of a marathon in this chart.

Distance run per sport

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Quote of the day

If T. S. Eliot had stayed in St Louis, he would never have held that April was the cruelest month. Well, unless he was a Browns fan.

~Markham Shaw Pyle

Pyle

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Happy Halloween!

Whether you are trick-or-treating, giving out candy, visiting haunted houses, going to a party, or just kicking back, please be safe!  Also, this picture makes me want a cookie.

cookie


First ASG scorecard

In anticipation of the All-Star Game being played tonight, here’s a look at the scorecard from the very first All-Star Game played in 1933.  The American League won, 4-2, in Chicago.

 

1st ASG scorecard

National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum

 


Quote of the day

Two hours is about as long as any American can wait for the close of a baseball game, or anything else for that matter.

~Al Spalding

 

Spalding

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Because where would a lot of our favorite ballplayers be today without their moms?

mothers day