This is how I feel about the 2016 World Series…
Spoiler alert: all of my picks were released in the 80s and half of them star Kevin Costner.
While the David Ortiz storyline for the 2016 season is stupendous, awe-inspiring, the story of the aging hero coming home for a last hurrah is almost as old as storytelling itself.
For close to two months, I was experiencing some measure of happiness. I was watching baseball in the basement, beers an arm’s length, screaming at the television. I was in my element, actually enjoying life.
Other decades of unrest brought out artists who used their art to create both empathy and social change. It’s time for that kind of uprising again.
Boy, does Nathan Graziano sympathize with the Cubs’ fans.—While watching the Cubs/Cardinals game on Tuesday night, I noticed a lot of familiar looks as the television cameras panned through the crowd at Wrigley Field in the ninth inning. The Cubs had a two-run lead going into the top ninth against the St. Louis Cardinals, yet…
Nathan Graziano realizes he is a part of the culture that created Owen Labrie. We all are.
Nate Graziano says Minor League Baseball’s 20-second rule actually improves the game — and might fix MLB’s problem with irritated fans.
Youth doesn’t last. However, when you have the opportunity to watch youth performing at its peak, it is wondrous and beautiful.
In 10 year-old boy’s world, it simply doesn’t get any better than your baseball team winning the championship. (Same for 40 year-old dads!)
While his family watches him turn into a crazy man during baseball season, Nate Graziano wishes he could remember it’s only a game.
Nate Graziano is sick of Deflategate and Tom Brady’s balls. He’s found a new sport to get excited about.
Something is rotten in New England, and Nate Graziano thinks the Patriots and their fans are protesting far too much.
Nathan Graziano comes to terms with the findings of the Wells Report that the Patriots and Tom Brady are cheaters.
Nate Graziano laments the lack of hustle and sportsmanship our kids are showing in sports…and looks to the bad example set by the pros as part of the cause.
Coming off the Yankees vs. Red Sox opening series of 2015, a Red Sox fan and Yankee fan ponder the state of the rivalry.