Pace of Play: What’s Right and Wrong With It

By: William Robinson “Baseball is a slow, sluggish game, with frequent and often trivial interruptions, offering the spectator many opportunities to reflect at leisure upon the situation on the field: This is what a fan loves most about the game”. – Edward Abbey “Baseball is reassuring, it makes me feel as if the world isn’t…

Best Baseball Baby Gift Ever

By: Shawnee For my husband’s (the 9inning Know It All) first Father’s day in 2012, I wanted to surprise him with a unique baseball gift, which also encompassed his new found dad-hood. So I did what any exhausted, sleep deprived, new mom would do – I scoured the internet for hours on end until I…

Confessions of a San Diego Padres Fan

By: Wayne McBrayer With the beginning of the baseball season, hope bubbles up in the hearts of baseball fans all over America. Fans young and old go to the ballpark and cheer for the home team, praying to the baseball gods that their team will win that day and have a successful year. Sadly, I…

2017 MLB Predictions

By: William Robinson It’s that time of year again where hope springs eternal. Major League Baseball season is getting ready to start and it’s time for my annual predictions. Let me say this up front, I did pick the World Series champion last year. So I’m hoping to go for two years in a row.…