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October Baseball Oct. 24, 2020

Katiedid Langrock

It's that time of year again. The dreaded sports. The sports take over my household. Expletives fly ... Read More

Stop Preaching Justice in Nike Shoes Made By Slaves Aug. 05, 2020

Daily Editorials

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has made millions by taking a knee and starting a trend. He ... Read More

As MLB Restarts, Minor League Baseball Survives and Waits Its Turn Aug. 04, 2020

Salena Zito

ALTOONA, Pennsylvania — As the scent of fresh-cut grass delicately fills the air, so do the ar... Read More

Life Is Like a Ballgame Jul. 22, 2020

Classic Zig Ziglar

It has often been written that the world is somewhat like a baseball diamond with home plate, a pitc... Read More

Long Live the Designated Hitter Jun. 26, 2020

David Harsanyi

Major League Baseball is moving toward a 60-game 2020 season. For the first time in history, the des... Read More

The Texas Rangers Have a Nasty History. Why Does the Baseball Team Keep the Name? Jun. 18, 2020

Steve Chapman

The injustices of the present are forcing a confrontation with our past — a past wreathed in n... Read More

Baseball's Failure to Exact A Price for Cheating Could Destroy the Game -- and Damage All Professional Sports Feb. 20, 2020

Armstrong Williams

Nothing creates a moral hazard more than exposing corruption and yet failing to punish those respons... Read More

The Astros' Apology? Not Accepted Feb. 16, 2020

Steve Chapman

The Houston Astros have gotten a lot of criticism lately, but they may also have a business opportun... Read More

Cheaters Never Prosper? If They Aren't Punished, They'll Live to Cheat Again. Jan. 24, 2020

Daily Editorials

Two great American pastimes, baseball and politics, are immersed in upheaval over the same basic pro... Read More

Athletes Deserve To Be Paid Market Rates Nov. 06, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I went to a sports memorabilia show and saw several former major league baseball player... Read More

Democracy Puts a Point on the Board: Trump's Jeers and Fears Oct. 30, 2019

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — On an October night, we saw a scene straight out of Americana. A president went t... Read More

Why the Nationals in the World Series Is Good for America Oct. 19, 2019

Mark Shields

For the first time in 86 years, a baseball team from Washington, D.C., is in the World Series. This ... Read More

I Need to Ease my Pain Oct. 09, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: Two months ago, my ex-boyfriend and a friend were killed in a terrible car accident. Th... Read More

An 'All-Star' Baseball Game Oct. 03, 2019

Stargazers

Week of Oct. 6-12, 2019 I remember as a kid sitting in the front room next to our small black and wh... Read More

Bored to Death with Baseball? Try Tennis Aug. 22, 2019

Steve Chapman

I've been a baseball fan since before I could spell "bat." I test my wife's patience with St. Louis ... Read More

The Catcher Behind Home Plate Was a Spy May. 31, 2019

Suzanne Fields

Once upon a time in America, baseball was not only the National Pastime but also the national obsess... Read More

America's Urgent Need for Baseball Today Apr. 27, 2019

Mark Shields

In America today and in its capital city of Washington, D.C., we see, sadly, that with enough money ... Read More

Baseball Banter Is Easy-Going ... Going, Gone! Apr. 03, 2019

The Word Guy

Batter up and banter up! The new baseball season is in full swing, and the playful palaver of the pl... Read More

Losing a Hometown Hero Mar. 12, 2019

Salena Zito

PITTSBURGH — Baseball is always held up as a metaphor for life in America. The struggles and d... Read More

Older Manager Is Behaving Inappropriately Mar. 01, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I am 17 and work six hours every Saturday at a fast-food restaurant. The manager is abo... Read More