This is an article from the July 6, 2015 issue
ESPN producer's academic but searching inquest into fan misbehavior, tracing its history, psychology and horrific moments.
Bengie Molina with Joan Ryan
Surprisingly sensitive and well-written tale of family, commitment and baseball from the oldest of the big league catching bros.
The Pine Tar Game
A sticky moment milked for all its nutty, head-shaking glory, although the theory that it holds a deeper symbolism feels forced.
Still Throwing Heat
J.R. Richard and Lew Freedman
Astros righty gives a straightforward account of how he went from the All-Star Game to living under an overpass to preaching.