Author Shane Holmes

Second Graders, Baseball Men

1987 Varsity Tavern, Perry Heights Baseball Association champs Every year as baseball season begins anew, I think back to my first baseball club, a tee-ball team in Perry Township (Ohio), and to the euphoria of playing the game for the first time. In 1986, 13 boys, just finishing first grade, met at Whipple Elementary for the

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Dear Diary

The other day, Sports Data Research was recruiting contractors for a new project and I was tasked with rejecting the job candidates who did not make the grade. One spurned applicant responded, “In all fairness, it looks like very little action has taken place on your site in almost a year anyway.” His comment made

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