Category Archives: Baseball

The Rocket That Fell to Earth: Roger Clemens and the Rage for Baseball Immortality

Jeff Pearlman writes in his 2009 book: * To those who had come to know [John] McNamara during his time in Boston, the shifting of blame was hardly a surprise. Though popular with a handful of Red Sox veterans, the … Continue reading

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Love Me, Hate Me: Barry Bonds and the Making of an Antihero

Jeff Pearlman writes in this 2007 book: * IN THE INSULAR WORLD of Major League Baseball, there is no greater sin than disrespect. Most players can tolerate inflated egos. They can tolerate boredom (a job requirement). They can tolerate pain, … Continue reading

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Astros Cheating

Carlos Beltran's "Alleged" Niece Is Now Going Off Saying Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman Wore Electronic Buzzers Under Their Jerseyshttps://t.co/hYEDF0YIY9 pic.twitter.com/jbub13LFhk — Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) January 16, 2020 * Behave as if everyone knows everything… The more you hide, you … Continue reading

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White Nationalism Is Dead: Now What?

Brett Stevens writes: Politics forms a sub-heading under philosophy for a reason: where philosophy aims at the unchanging, politics looks at the dynamic of power which shifts frequently. As such, the problem with political terms is that often we target … Continue reading

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Steve Sailer: A Debate Over the Dodgers’ Iranian-Japanese Pitcher Yu Darvish

Steve Sailer writes: First fan: Darvish should do the honorable thing and remove himself from the game by committing seppuku on the mound. Second fan: Or at least he could flog himself Shi’ite style on his way to the showers. … Continue reading

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