Baseball Season Opens Today

Chicago’s professional baseball team, the White Sox, have their home opener today. To celebrate, I’ve got a few things for you:

This season preview is a bit pessimistic, which makes it quite unusual as baseball goes: The Most Dismal Season in 30 Years?

And this one is beautifully written, I think: What Baseball Does to the Soul

And this one is by Bill James, the father of Sabermetrics, and a provocative, unique, occasionally disturbing voice:  The Connection Between Fan and Inmate

And then there’s this for The Realist:

One thought on “Baseball Season Opens Today

  1. Thank you PhiloDave. I. Thouroughly. Enjoyed. It.
    BTW, nothin’ wrong with being a Sox fan. If you like to see minor league ball inside a really big sports shopping mall with an expanded food court.
    When y’all are ready to see a real ballpark with real MLB action, eat them nachos and chips, hop on the northbound Red line, and get off at a place affectionately called ‘The Friendly Confines’. 🙂

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