In an exchange with a Facebook friend of mine this morning, I had occasion to trot out this blog post from a year ago:


Imagine, if you will, this kind of baseball game:


The home team is coming to bat in the bottom of the ninth inning, trailing by four runs, but none of the fans is headed for the parking lot. Rather, there’s a sense of anticipation. Hey, four runs aren’t so many in a game in which a run is tallied every time a player reaches a base.


It’a system I call Total Baseball (since total bases are what count most), and it could ...

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In an exchange with a Facebook friend of mine this morning, I had occasion to trot out this blog post from a year ago:

Imagine, if you will, this kind of baseball game:

The home team is coming to bat in the bottom of the ninth inning, trailing by four runs, but none of the fans is headed for the parking lot. Rather, there’s a sense of anticipation. Hey, four runs aren’t so many in a game in which a run is tallied every time a player reaches a base.

It’a system I call Total Baseball (since total bases are what count most), and it could ...

Read more