John Darnielle released his 17th studio album under his Mountain Goats moniker on Friday — In League With Dragons — and it comes with a theme: a pseudo rock opera inspired by Dungeons & Dragons. When I heard it described like that in the weeks leading up to its release, I wasn’t sure the songs
I knew someone had to have a shot of it. That someone is a guy by the name of Matt Weber, and the photo was posted on a blog called peripherybaseball. Many thanks. This brings back a lot of memories.
Back before the draft, a story in Sports Illustrated described agent Scott Boras telling the Nationals that two “50-year players” — the kind of talents that only come around twice a century — would be available to them in 2009 and ’10 in the form of Stephen Strasburg, a 50-year pitcher, and Bryce Harper, a
Happened to be browsing through the games available for purchase at Baseball’s Best on iTunes and noticed these Mets-related gems: Game 5 of the 1969 World Series Game 3 of the 1986 NLCS Game 6 of the 1986 NLCS Game 6 of the 1986 World Series Game 7 of the 1986 World Series Game 5
Pennants atop the scoreboard Two weeks ago, I drove down to Washington to meet up with two college friends and see the Nationals play the Reds. We’d speculated a couple of weeks before and bought tickets hoping it would be Stephen Strasburg‘s debut. But unlike many Nats fans, we didn’t bitch when the team announced