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.
In Part 4 of Life Without a Fastball, Zippy starts getting a taste of fame, fan appreciation, and learns how to use 280 characters to ask where babies come from.
In Life Without a Fastball: Part III, Zippy has to close out the ballgame with pitches softer and more wobbly than butterfly kisses. Can he slam the door?