Thanks Papi – How David Ortiz (Sort Of) Saved My Life

I fell in love with baseball in 2004 – the year I had a nervous breakdown. The two weren’t connected. Back then I was an overly earnest 19 year old from a rural backwater struggling to find a sense of place at university. I’d arrived in Durham a year earlier to study law, a subject to which … More Thanks Papi – How David Ortiz (Sort Of) Saved My Life

Editorial – On the Making of a Silk Purse

Two sad things happened for UK based fans of baseball on Sunday. One tragic, the other rather more tinged with light. The day that was to end in a winner takes all game between the young, vibrant Great Britain baseball squad began with the arresting, heart-stopping news that José Fernandez – the game’s singularly bright … More Editorial – On the Making of a Silk Purse