Hey y’all, the Civil War food wagon just arrived! There’s not a lot of sustenance to go around, so today’s special is “Sloosh”! Godspeed and Bon Appetit!
Matt sends us a letter from a food truck he opened up behind the front lines of the Civil War in 1861. Here’s the first sample of his tasty wares!
Matt reviews “Play Ball! Doughboys and Baseball During the Great War”, which explains the importance of soldiers using American baseball to (temporarily) take their minds off being gunned down inside trenches.
Nelson writes an heartfelt op-ed essay to defend and describe in detail the sport he loves. No, it’s not blindfolded motocross, it’s America’s Pastime: Baseball!
Are you a Bust A Groove fan? Here’s the definitive list of every one the songs from that series, ranked in order. Slap on your rubber baby suit and go back in time with us!
“108 Stitches” is a captivating read, told from the perspective of a man that lived it in the trenches. There’s a lot of crazy behind-the-scenes stuff that goes on in baseball, and here’s an expansive collection of the most memorable stories.