Forbes: Baseball and a means of coping

From SABR member Andrew Forbes at The Hardball Times on March 25, 2020:

Everything’s out of whack. You don’t need to be mainlining CNN to know that. Maybe you haven’t spoken to another flesh-and-blood human being for days. Possibly, you’re working from home, or worse, find yourself without a job entirely. Almost certainly, if you’re reading this, you’re missing baseball. If you use baseball to mark the seasons, these longer days would, under normal circumstances, portend the last few stress-free days of spring training and the imminence of Opening Day, the moment of deliverance from our long period of privation. 

But these aren’t normal circumstances.

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Originally published: March 27, 2020. Last Updated: March 27, 2020.