Nelson puts it all on the line for his favorite sport and explains why a mild slap on the wrist is no way to atone for the sins Houston Astros on their championship run.
Matt reviews “The Last At-Bat of Shoeless Joe”, which is a fictional novel that interacts with a real person from history, not unlike the neighbor plot arc from “The Sandlot”.
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!
“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.
In this episode of Life Without a Fastball, Zippy shows us how to negotiate a player contract like a boss, and how too much of a good thing soon becomes a not good thing.