Monthly Archives: September 2013

Dump the Home Plate Ump

Most people would consider me a “traditionalist” when it comes to baseball, and in many ways I am. But in one significant way I want to revolutionize the game: It’s time to launch a movement to get umpires out of … Continue reading

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Cave v. Cave

How do you get a 10-year-old interested in the election of 1844? Tell him Cave Johnson played an important part. Cave Johnson, a congressman, was a close advisor of fellow Tennessean James K. Polk, the Democratic candidate for president in … Continue reading

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