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Oldtimers’ Day 2013

Following the whole media-and-financial brouhaha between Brian Cashman and Alex Rodriguez, it has taken me (Evander) a few extra days to digest all the doings of the New York Yankees sixty-seventh Oldtimers’ Day. Unofficially, this treasured event has its origins … Continue reading

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The Great Khan

We at Right Off the Bat have already turned our magisterial attentions to cricketers-turned-politicians here, but it’s worth dwelling on the phenomenon that is Imran Khan. Simply put, Khan was probably the greatest all-rounder of his generation. (His heyday was … Continue reading

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A Different Ball Game

You’d think baseball players and their cricketing brethren would make good politicians: after all, baseball’s lingo suggests bravado and success (“stepping up to the plate,” “hitting a home run,” “knocking it out of the park”) and cricket’s patois offers intimations … Continue reading

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