An Open Letter To The 2014 Baltimore Orioles

Dear Orioles Players: Congratulations on making it to the 2014 playoffs and beginning the series with two dramatic and convincing wins over the Tigers! There are a few things I want to share with you that you probably don’t know. How can you, though? More than half of you were not even born when the … Continue reading An Open Letter To The 2014 Baltimore Orioles

The Call Heard ‘Round Baltimore

There have been so many magical moments at Camden Yards in the last 24 hours, with the Orioles taking a 2-0 lead over the Detroit Tigers in the American League Divisional Series. This double play in today's fifth inning, for instance, was just unbelievable (well, not for die-hard O's fans). But it was this call … Continue reading The Call Heard ‘Round Baltimore

Creative and Uncut: The Seams of Love

It is a mid-summer's afternoon --late, and I am standing on the pitcher's mound, playing catch with my son on a deserted baseball field, surrounded by other empty diamonds and rectangles. In just a few short weeks, these overgrown areas will be filled with children changing lives -- late-game heroics and crushing defeats. In the … Continue reading Creative and Uncut: The Seams of Love