Archive for the 'Fiction' Category

Who knows what the game will look like in the future, but people need to try harder.

‘Safe at Home’ is a Minnesota hit that deserves to be seen widely.

A short story about a boy and his father and a little baseball trivia question.

There aren’t many movies like this one.

The fictional baseball game that shook up an industry.

A visual look at baseball on the silver screen.

In the first installment of a new series, we look back at what this baseball tale tells us about the quest for the American Dream.

A baseball battle for your sci-fi loving heart.

Who really is the worst player ever?

Let’s examine Brown’s legacy a little more closely.

The game comes to a dramatic conclusion and Zack reflects on the results.

You have fallen onto another road. It’s a road that flows beyond Cooperstown, though many of those you’ll meet have been there, too. Come and see what there is to see.

The game has some last-minute drama as it approaches its conclusion.

Zack is out of the game, but his inner turmoil doesn’t take a break as he remembers one of the most traumatic moments of his youth.

Zack’s final trip to the mound takes a grievous emotional toll.

As Zack’s mental state becomes more fragile, he remembers a difficult encounter with his dad.

Zack struggles with how to handle the controversy that swirled around the team during the season.

The tide of the game starts to turn and an adolescent Zack is pulled away from baseball and toward other interests.

Zack’s memories of his father mix with the drama of his most recent season as he and his team struggle to keep pace with the opposition.

Whose “Homer at the Bat” team would have won a theoretical softball game — Mr. Burns’ crew of sepia-toned Hall of Famers, or Mr. Smithers’ team of early 90s All-Stars?