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Josh Wilker’s Life Emerges from His Baseball “Cardboard Gods”
Baseball and Football

Josh Wilker’s Life Emerges from His Baseball “Cardboard Gods”

In an isolated cabin, wannabe novelist Josh Wilker scribbles in spiral notebooks waiting for his great novel to appear. To kill time, he starts pulling baseball cards from his childhood collection, writing reflections about each one. He realizes in time that this is the book he’d been searching for, “Cardboard Gods.”

The Red Sox Curse Was Stupid, Racist Management
Baseball and Football

The Red Sox Curse Was Stupid, Racist Management

The Red Sox’ “Curse of the Bambino” was just aNB excuse for losing. The team’s real curse was a stuipid, racist front office.

Thurman Munson Was a Work Horse on a Team of Show Horses
Baseball and Football

Thurman Munson Was a Work Horse on a Team of Show Horses

Thurman Munson was a great ballplayer, but deeply sensitive and insecure. He held grudges and had several rivalries with teammates opponents, and the media.