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Irish baseball

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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Erin go ball

March 17, 2014

(And I hope that doesn’t mean anything dirty or inappropriate in Gaelic.) In honor of St.Patrick’s Day, I offer two Irish-themed pieces I’ve done: A review on of Charley Rosen’s The Emerald Diamond: How the Irish Transformed America’s Greatest Pastime. “The Sporting Life,”An overview of the Irish in America’s national pastime, published in the February/March […]

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