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How to: Survive the Offseason

The Chicago Cubs' World Series win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday marked a historical moment for the franchise. But it also marked a terrifying realization: We are now officially in the offseason. That's right, we've entered that time of year again. No college baseball, no minor league baseball, and no major league baseball. No sounds of a ball cracking against a bat, no 7th inning stretch, a[...]

Field of Angels

"What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when you bring what is within out into the world, miracles happen." - Henry David Thoreau For the past two years I've had the privilege of working with the Miracle League of Tuscaloosa. For those of you who don't know, the Miracle League is a baseball league for children through adults with special[...]

Life Update: Version 2.0

Updates. In our vastly technological world, we're so accustomed to hearing this term (I'm looking at you, Apple!). But what about using this term to describe a stage in our life? Recently, my life has gotten a lot of upgrades. So many, that even my 'About Me' page needs an update itself. Here are just a few of the "updates" I've gone through recently:  Instead of being a graduate student and pu[...]

Kids Should Be Chasing Balls, Not Pokemons.

I'm at a defining moment in my life. Within the past year, I have graduated from college, enrolled in graduate school, traveled to different parts of the country, started working for an outstanding MiLB organization, and along the way met some pretty incredible people. Lately I've been reflecting on it all, and it made me realize two things: 1) just how fortunate I was growing up to be constantly surro[...]