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By Lee Hughes
Staff Reporter 

My oh my, it may be snowing, but it's almost baseball season

Crunch Time


Last updated 2/21/2019 at 9:10pm

The French-born American historian Jacque Barzun, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, wrote extensively about a wide range of Western and American cultural phenomena.

One of his cultural studies involved baseball. He’s even quoted on a plaque at the Baseball Hall of Fame. It reads, “Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game — and do it by watching first some high school or small town teams.”

As Barzun’s quote implies, baseball is a quintessential American sport. I enjoy football too, but the se...

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