All Jay Feldman Stories
THEY'RE GETTING ON THE STICK
A stickball league has regulations standardizing the familiar street game.
HARDBALL FOR KIDS OVER 30
Most guys play their last game of baseball in high school. The majority wind up settling for recreational softball as a substitute, but many never ...
Every Hit Was a Frozen Rope
The crucial stat was on the thermometer—41 below—during an Antarctic ball game
LOVE TOOK WING WHEN GERTIE MET MR. RIGHT
In my family, we take our bird feeding seriously. We buy seed in 20-pound bags to supply the year-round stream of avian callers in our ...
SOME LEFTHANDED THINKING HAS KEPT SOUTHPAWS FROM BEING CATCHERS
Lefthanded catchers are a rare breed. Of the couple of dozen southpaws who have played behind the plate in the big leagues, only one, Jack ...
ALL BUT FORGOTTEN NOW, A WOMEN'S BASEBALL LEAGUE ONCE FLOURISHED
In the fall of 1942, faced with the possible cancellation of major league baseball for the duration of World War II, Chicago Cubs owner Philip K.
TWO INTREPID RUNNERS FOUND THEIR PLACES IN THE SUN IN DEATH VALLEY
As its name indicates, Death Valley is not a congenial place. In the summer, temperatures frequently exceed 110Â° in the shade; ground ...
MEET A TINY PRODIGY WHO FREQUENTLY RUNS AWAY FROM HOME IN RECORD TIME
At the age of fiveâ€”her birthday was Nov. 27â€”Nasiya Jobe of Richmond, Calif. is rewriting the record book for track and road running.
HE WAS OUT OF HIS LEAGUE
This year, as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's rookie season with the Brooklyn Dodgers, we're reminded not only of his ...
How did Tom Amberry set the world free throw record? Focus, focus, focus
HE LEAPED A WALL TO CATCH THE BALL, BUT HERE'S THE CATCH: WHO SAW IT?
There are great catches and there are great catches. Because the entire nation is tuned in, the ones that occur in the World Series are the best ...
Birds of a Feather
Regulars at a Detroit pub play a Belgian game known as featherbowling
A Hole New Ball Game
Its dimples will let even you palm the regulation-sized Hole-in-One basketball