…it’s the exact same lunch I packed for you on your first day of school....– Sophia, Golden Girls
brooklynmutt: Mike Piazza’s memorable HR, Sept. 21, 2001 (First MLB game played in NYC after 9/11)
Michael Lewis Explains How Pitchers Are Like... →
wwnorton: “In Billy Beane’s mind, pitchers were nothing like high-performance sports cars, or thoroughbred racehorses, or any other metaphor that implied a cool, inbuilt superiority. They were more like writers. Like writers, pitchers initiated action, and set the tone for their games. They had all sorts of ways of achieving their effects and they needed to be judged by those effects, rather...