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Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each who take turns batting and fielding. It is one of the most widely played sports in the world.
“ The sheer quantity of brain power that hurled itself voluntarily and quixotically into the search for new baseball knowledge was either exhilarating or depressing, depending on how you felt about baseball. The same intellectual resources might have cured the common cold, or put a man on Pluto. ”
“ (Baseball) is a game with a lot of waiting in it; it is a game with increasingly heightened anticipation of increasingly limited action ”
The Literary League began as an overly ambitious fanpost on Amazin’ Avenue with the intent of br…more
[close] The Literary League began as an overly ambitious fanpost on Amazin’ Avenue with the intent of bringing the bibliophilic members of the community together. The interest was promising, my execution was not. A little over a year later, a few AA commenters appeared interested in seeing it return. So, here we are! This go-around features monthly group reads, recommendations from fellow users, and more! Have a look around, join the group read, post some recs, what you’re reading right now, or just browse and enjoy!
65 members, last active 2 years ago
There is a travel baseball team in Brooklyn called the Brooklyn Falcons. Here are some of the bo…more
[close] There is a travel baseball team in Brooklyn called the Brooklyn Falcons. Here are some of the books, the coaches recommend players check out.
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Rally Caps, Rain Delays and Racing Sausages, is a chronicle of the author's trips to every major…more
[close] Rally Caps, Rain Delays and Racing Sausages, is a chronicle of the author's trips to every major-league baseball stadium that also offers a look at teams' relationships with their fans. The trips came over several years, affording him perspective on what he saw during each visit.
5 members, last active 6 years ago
[close] This is the reading group for friends of the Knuckleballs blog . During baseball's off-season, let's read about baseball while we wait for spring.
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