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Baseball (Cards) on Memorial Day

We have recently blogged on violence in cricket and baseball. In Right Off the Bat (page 47 ff.) Martin and I discuss the early 1930s-conceived strategy of “Bodyline,” whereby the batsman almost literally has to be on his toes. The … Continue reading

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Watching “Empire of Cricket”

The 2009 BBC production Empire of Cricket is highly (and I, Evander, mean highly) recommended to all baseball fans in the throes of this fallow, no-baseball, hot-stove league/Winter Meetings period. The series is comprised of one-hour episodes devoted to the … Continue reading

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