Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

Tag: mlb

Taking a look at the new MLB pop-up store in London

Exterior of MLB pop-up in London

This lunchtime I went for a walk to Long Acre in Covent Garden to have a mooch around the brand new pop-up store dedicated to everything Major League Baseball. Read the rest of this entry »

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My new favourite sportsman

Here is my new favourite sportsman. Or at least baseball player. It started this morning with a silly tweet about the amateur draft. Read the rest of this entry »

My Uneducated, Ill-informed 2011 MLB Predictions

Retro hotdog/baseball advertBaseball’s Opening Day is tomorrow, and so I thought that I would publicly record my predictions for the season that lies ahead. Some of my comments have already appeared in the MLB Predictions post over at BaseballGB, where I’m entering my second year as an uneducated, ill-informed columnist. However, I thought I’d also throw up my full, unedited set of predictions and comments for posterity, if only to show in October how awful I am at predicting anything (as my bookmaker will attest). Feel free to pity/ignore as appropriate: Read the rest of this entry »

Baseball stationery

Baseball scorebookYes, readers, I appear to be going for quantity over quality this week. Your eyes are not deceiving you – this is the fourth post this week! No doubt normal service will resume shortly, with long pauses between posts. But it is good to keep you all on your toes, right? Anyway, I like lots of stuff. And I like it when two different things I like combine in a beautiful way. And here is a great example of that… Read the rest of this entry »

Coming back to the baseball (after the All-Star break and other distractions)

Tim Lincecum of the San Francisco GiantsBaseball returned last night after its annual All-Star break. And I returned to baseball this morning, after all that World Cup madness squeezed it out for a month or so.

Baseball, perhaps more than any other sport, marks the passing of time particularly strongly, from the hope of Spring Training to the play-offs marking a year near its end. The All-Star break symbolically marks the season at its halfway mark, and there is something rather sad about that. Is summer already on its way out – even though it is only July? Are we really so close to those cold days with no sun and no baseball? Read the rest of this entry »