baseball: fsu @ unc, game three

baseball: fsu @ unc, game three, originally uploaded by minervacat. Eleven. Baseball-related music content: the Baseball Project, an Athens, GA supergroup made up of members of R.E.M. and the Minus 5 among others, released one of my favorite albums of 2008, Volume One: Frozen Ropes and Dying Quails. Georgia indie rock songs about obscure baseball…

baseball: princeton @ unc, game two

baseball: princeton @ unc, game two, originally uploaded by minervacat. Eight. For as long as I can remember, every year for my birthday the NCAA has given me the first weekend of the men’s basketball tournament. It’s a pretty nice gift, as far as gifts from strangers who are also huge faceless entities go; it’s…

baseball: unc @ duke, game three

baseball: unc @ duke, game three, originally uploaded by minervacat. Seven. (Sometimes bombs + good starting pitching aren’t enough.)

baseball: unc @ duke, game two

baseball: unc @ duke, game two, originally uploaded by minervacat. Six. Yesterday’s game was a trainwreck of shitty pitching (on both sides) and bad umpiring (at first base). Game three takes the series today. It’s stopped raining, tickets are cheap, and there isn’t any other baseball going on in the Triangle today: why aren’t you…

baseball: michigan @ unc, game 3

baseball: michigan @ unc, game 3, originally uploaded by minervacat. Five. (Carolina’s 10-1, so I can forget for a few days about Kevin Millwood’s 81.00 ERA.)

baseball: michigan @ unc, game two

baseball: michigan @unc, game two, originally uploaded by minervacat. Four. (After seeing Alice in Wonderland last night, I compared it to yesterday’s game, which should serve as a review for both of them: they were both exciting, with plenty of interesting lovely things happening, and yet somehow they both managed to be kind of boring….

baseball: u of maine @ unc, game three

baseball: u of maine @ unc, game three, originally uploaded by minervacat. Three. (Colin Bates was quietly beastly, Michael Morin is a bread and butter pickle, Brian Goodwin is my favorite freshman since someone broke an aluminum bat hitting a home run in ’07, we had 14 hits but Maine had 15 strike-outs, the Black…