Document Type

Opinion

Publication Date

3-31-2014

Department

Philosophy

Abstract

The dawn of the baseball season is an existential moment. For big market teams with owners willing to pay for marquee players, and general managers who build playoff-bound teams, it is a time of great anticipation.

It's also a time of hope, albeit dim, for those die-hard fans of teams who are off the playoff pace by double digits year in and year out. Their cautious optimism is one that illuminates the human condition. [excerpt]

Required Publisher's Statement

Original version is available from the publisher at: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-opening-day-20140331-story.html

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