A short essay for Slate.com about two classic baseball films released in 1988 — ‘Bull Durham’ and ‘Eight Men Out’ — and their remarkable pertinence twenty years after they were released.
Say It Ain’t So, Jose
April 22, 2008 – 8:19 pm
The Art of Sport
May 21, 2006 – 8:19 pm
An essay for The Boston Globe about the relationship between sports and aesthetics. Are some classic sports moments more aesthetically moving than others? What is it that we feel when watching a “beautiful” play unfold?
What I learned about steroids during my time with the Yankees
April 3, 2005 – 7:49 am
An Op-Ed piece for The Los Angeles Times reflecting on Opening Day and baseball’s perpetual Chicken Little complex.