The Moral Basis of the ‘Dropped Third Strike’ Rule

The dropped-third-strike is from a bygone era, an expression from a largely dormant segment of American baseball’s DNA. Yet, it still echoes the childish chaos and fun that we all remember and feel as that major league catcher scrambles around for the third strike in the dirt… Continue reading The Moral Basis of the ‘Dropped Third Strike’ Rule

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It’s April 14th and Good Friday, the day Lincoln was shot

It’s the seventh time that Good Friday has fallen on April 14 since Pres. Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford’s Theater on Good Friday, April 14, 1865. General Robert E. Lee had just surrendered his army to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia on Palm Sunday, five days earlier. Lincoln and his … Continue reading It’s April 14th and Good Friday, the day Lincoln was shot