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  1. Last Night Ryan Howard Killed a Baseball

    Andy Greenwald

    Baseball is the most cinematic of our major sports but it rarely follows a script. With dozens of individual matchups, hundreds of pitches, and countless loogies, the national pastime lacks the simple, dependable narrative thrust of Montana-to-Rice o...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  2. After the Gold Rush: On Dismantling the Phillies

    Andy Greenwald

    Because I am an American, one of my favorite scenes in cinema history occurs about a quarter of the way through Old School. At a fratty party at his friend's house, newlywed Frank Ricard (Will Ferrell) is waylaid in the kitchen by some young scholars...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  3. Why Can't Philadelphia Let Shane Victorino Be Happy?

    Andy Greenwald

    Watching our favorite teams lose in the postseason can make us do silly things. Some of us weep. Others set fire to our own cities. And still others write indulgent, self-pitying blog posts. Regardless of how we mourn, on some level we expect the pla...

    Blog | October 24, 2011