There's a reason there are so many more songs about baseball than all the other sports combined. For starters, the slow, pastoral pace of the game lends itself to storytelling.
This is one of my favorites by Tom Paxton, "My Favorite Spring." And like the best of baseball songs, it's about a whole lot more than just baseball.
Robert J. Elisberg is a political commentator, screenwriter, novelist, tech writer and also some other things that I just tend to keep forgetting.
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