How to Fall in Love with Baseball Again 

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Opening day is finally here (if your team played yesterday, you need to remember that baseball in March doesn’t count), and Esquire’s Chris Jones has a piece entitled How to Fall in Love with Baseball Again. He’s had his ups and downs with the game, including an apparently-hellish time covering the game for work:

I believe I could take the most rabid fan and put him in the middle of the Baltimore Orioles clubhouse circa 1999 — Cal Ripken, Jr., Will Clark, Albert Belle, Mike Mussina, Sidney Ponson, Scott Erickson, Brady Anderson — and he would grow to hate not only baseball, but life itself.

Nevertheless, Jones has come back around. Let’s hope baseball heeds his parting advice.


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