Every Night Lights

A fan's musings on America's game.

And We’re Off

Ten of Major League Baseball’s 2,430 regular season games have been played. No team is more than a game-and-a-half back from winning its division. Ryan Dempster is your National League … Continue reading

April 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Baseball & Me

I have often been asked whether I played baseball as a child or high-school athlete. I guess it’s a natural question to ask of someone who loves the game and … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

A Simpler Time

I am nostalgic for a time I never experienced. A time when doe-eyed teenagers fell in love over burgers and fries at a neon-signed diner with doo-wop as the soundtrack. … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Ghost Of You Lingers

There was a time when I adored Barry Bonds. It was in the immediate afterglow of his record-breaking 73 home runs in 2001. It was a time when the aftermath … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hope Springs Eternal

It’s early March and the late-winter sun in Brooklyn has been coming out a little earlier, putting off sleeping for the night for just a few extra minutes each and … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · Leave a comment