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
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
Back with a stonker is UK Baseball Blog‘s Ben Carter. Pitch framing began to enter the baseball lexicon around the 2011 season, and by the time Ben Lindbergh wrote this wonderful piece in 2013 most sabermetrically inclined baseball fans had at least a working knowledge of what pitch framing is. Today, pitch framing is widely … More Pitch Framing – Myth or Magic?
A very special treat as John interviews the Head Coach of GB Baseball, Liam Carroll.