Category Archives: Durham Bulls


If the band’s name is the name of a food, does it count as Plate Discipline material? I decided yes. It’s hard to know how to sell people on Nixon, the Lambchop album the internet seems to agree was the … Continue reading

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Plate discipline

I’m forced inside by illness and watching the Bulls play on TV, which you can now do easily this season. I can’t imagine there are more than 100 people watching this game; does anyone really watch minor-league baseball on television? … Continue reading

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How to Watch Baseball, Pt. 1: Wag the Dog

Some ballgames are like the opposite of ballgames. All the overdone nonsense about “the church of baseball” (Bull Durham) and “no clock” and Whitman and “national pastime” and “boys of summer” really sounds silly when you & I are sitting … Continue reading

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