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Since I posted the first of these on a Thursday, which is known on social media as a time of reflection, I thought to make it a regular thing under this rubric. These are kind of fun; it’s like a box of chocolates — you never know what you’re gonna get. (Actually, I never understood […]

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Like any tool, social media can be a force for good if used properly. Case in point, it’s allowed me to “meet” some really cool people, including Dan Epstein, whose book tour for Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of ’76 brought him to the Bergino Baseball Clubhouse last night. I […]

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Ron Kaplan, hyphenate

July 13, 2010

Add “poet” to the resume.

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One of the more unusual sites I’ve come across is Bardball.com, which, according to co-creator James Finn Garner, is “dedicated to bringing back baseball doggerel, the quick and easy poetry that used to show up in beat writers’ baseball columns a century ago.” In a letter, Garner — author of Politically Correct Bedtime Stories — […]

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