a minors quandry
Baseball is tribalism. People used to organize around city-states (which we still do) and, later, ethnicities or work associations, but nothing is bigger today than the tribes of sports fandom. The Founders were Masons; we are Best Fans (or Cheeseheads or 12th Men). The Puritans helped shape our culture with their starched collars and prim…… Continue reading Rosin D’être: An Evolutionary Fandom
Big fish in little ponds.
Hello, friends. You might have noticed that I have been absent of late. For that, I apologize. Things are really difficult for me personally right now, and the hardest part is that even the thing that has always gotten me through the worst times of my life, baseball, can’t heal the brokenness that I feel…… Continue reading An Apology.
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Sometimes our trinkets survive us.