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Crickball

The Don. The Babe. South Korea. What do all these have in common? According to the Guardian last year, plenty. Martin and I touch on the two 1930s Cricket-and-Baseball Summits in something of a coda to Right off the Bat—minus … Continue reading

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A Great Supporting Player: Misbah-ul-haq

Sport, unlike anything else we know, provides us with so many heroes and antiheroes. But there are also character actors—actors that never become the A-list, yet have served their roles with the same or generally a better level of equanimity … 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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What Have I Learned….

OK, so working on Right Off the Bat (It ought to have an exclamation mark there; we’ll talk to our publisher about it.) was not exactly a return to U of T (University of Toronto, during my year of apostasy … Continue reading

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