How I became a fan of the San Francisco Giants, even though I’m from Wisconsin and I was living in Cleveland.

In 2009, I was living in Cleveland, Ohio. I was in the second year of my baseball infatuation, but I didn't have a favorite team.  I went to a lot of Cleveland Indians games because they were convenient, but the team wasn't doing well, and I didn't feel a real connection to them.  I'm originally …

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Adventures in Umpire School, part 1: The Clothes

I expected there'd be some hiccups in my attendance of umpire school.  There usually are, when you do something that usually only men do.  But I didn't expect the first hiccup to be in the application. See, one of the questions on the application is "what size uniform do you wear?"  And the answers?  Are …

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