How The Mafia Got Me Into A Baseball Game, And What It Taught Me

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Vincent Pugliese badly wanted to attend Opening Day for the NY Mets. Little did he know that the mob would help him get in for free.

Derek Jeter’s Inspiration Will Live On

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This fan finds a cool way to pay tribute to Derek Jeter.

What the Royals Playoff Win Means to Kansas City and Me

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Justin Ricklefs tried moving away from Kansas City twice, but something kept drawing him back. Last night the Royals made that reason clear for him and all of Missouri.

Baseball on the Small Stage: For The Love of the Game

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With the larger-than-life MLB playoffs approaching, Bob Varettoni connects with the brand of baseball played on a stage that’s just right.

An Open Letter to My Son Andrew

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This father explains to his son why he’s not signing him up for little league and offers some sage advice to parents about expectations and their children.

The 40 Year Old . . . Jeter Fan

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We grew up with Derek Jeter; his retirement is the end of an era in our lives.

Saying Farewell to a Great: How Jeter’s Final At-Bat Was Exactly the Going-Out He Deserved

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The recap of Derek Jeter’s last performance.

My Baseball Team Stinks and I Don’t Care

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As another playoff-less baseball season winds down, Marc Stern reflects on being a New York Mets fan.

Lessons from the T-Ball Front: Your Son Doesn’t Need to “Just Suck It Up”

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For Justin Ricklefs, coaching his son’s t-ball team reinforces the importance of gentle and compassionate leadership

We’re Looking for People to Join Our Sports Writing Team

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Do you love sports? Would your dream be to write about sports and get your stories in front of millions of people a month? Read on.

Mariano Rivera Brings Energy

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Baseball great Mariano Rivera uses his compassion to connect with and help kids.

Playing Little League Like it Was the Majors

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A skilled and proud coach shares the details of success for his little league baseball team.

7 Things I Can’t Wait to Experience with My Son

7 Things I Can't Wait to Experience with My Son

Scott Posey highlights seven experiences—some minor, some profound—that he can’t wait to share with his young son one day.

Just Let the Kids Play

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Author Bruce Fabricant reminisces on his Little League play, while lamenting youth sports culture of today.

Disorganized Chaos: My Summer as a T-Ball Coach

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One man’s attempt at wrangling twelve small children provided him with plenty of lifelong memories—and all it cost him was his sanity.

Homophobia Forced Glenn Burke Out Of Major League Baseball. It Took The Game 34 Years To Deal With It

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Burke’s story is a modern day tragedy. Once projected as a five-tool player in the mold of the great Willie Mays, Burke never had an opportunity to excel as an everyday player.