Tag Archives: Baseball

Gettysburg Off the Beaten Path: Jones’ Artillery Line

Tucked between two housing plans are a few Civil War cannon. They represent Lieutenant Colonel Hilary Jones’ Confederate artillery line. Jones was the chief of divisional artillery for Major General Jubal Early’s Confederate Second Corps Division. Early’s division had made … Continue reading

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I Thought the Civil War Was Our National Pastime!

I see great things in baseball. It’s our game, the American game. It has the snap, go, fling, of the American atmosphere – belongs as much to our institutions, fits into them as significantly, as our constitutions, laws: is just … Continue reading

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“You Stink!” Blog

This is very off the topic, but our good friend Eric Wittenberg has started a new blog. You Stink! is a blog dedicated to Eric’s and Michael Aubrecht’s new book entitled You Stink! Major League Baseball’s Terrible Teams and Pathetic … Continue reading

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