Giants of the mound: Clemens and Pettitte in the halls of Congress

I like base­ball, though I don’t fol­low it like I used to. I watch the occa­sion­al game, but most­ly I watch the ALCS and the World Series. I am as dis­ap­point­ed as the next guy about the steroids scan­dal, and am curi­ous about the out­come, now that Con­gress is involved. But I am struck by […]


Somebody write an article about foul ball catching fans, please

Top of the fourth inning in the World Series. Beck­ett pitch­es to Atkins, and he fouls it down the third base line. The ball lands in the stands, and is caught by a guy in a red hood­ie, who then holds it up over his head, and all the folks in that sec­tion duti­ful­ly clap […]