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FRAGMENTS: Episode 4: A trip to St. Louis

November 7, 2014

This is only a small section of a story about the collision of baseball and race in St. Louis. The current dress code of Ballpark Village states the following: “The following is not permitted under our dress code after 9 P....

St. Louis in autumn: Charlie visits the NLCS

October 17, 2014

On Friday morning a friend told me that he and a friend had plans to drive down to St. Louis for Games One and Two of the National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals. Despite th...

2014 MLB Season Preview

April 11, 2014

The 2014 MLB season began March 31 in the shadow of an offseason that saw the largest contract ever handed out to a pitcher, the largest ever handed out to a pre-arbitration player, and the largest ever handed out to anyone. Th...

2013 MLB Postseason Review: Are we headed for a Red Sox-Dodgers World Series?

October 11, 2013

Every couple of postseasons, a seemingly inevitable World Series matchup emerges. Some combination of big markets, shared history and recent interactions occasionally make a potential matchup so appealing that everyone magically as...

October’s Back: 2013 MLB Playoffs Preview

October 4, 2013

Well, we made it to October. The NFL continues to dominate sports headlines, but the magic isn’t there right now. Nope, not in football. It’s all in the diamonds. October is all about the baseball magic. This postseason pr...

National League season preview: Familiar teams poised for success

March 29, 2013

Can you feel it in the air? The breezes are getting a little warmer, the snow is beginning to melt, and the optimistic chirping of birds would be audible if not for the sound of thousands of busted brackets being torn up and th...

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