Paradise by the Dashboard Light: A Baseball Analysis

Mr. Loaf is a power bat from the right side

Back when I started this blog last November, I was planning to write a lot more about baseball and I don’t think I have mentioned it at all, except for an occasional reference to my Orioles fandom, which is probably a post in and of itself. But this is something I always wanted to do: analyze the Meat Loaf song “Paradise by the Dashboard Light” from a baseball perspective, with an eye toward analytics. Continue reading Paradise by the Dashboard Light: A Baseball Analysis

Dispatches from Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band – TD Garden 02/04/2016

17309My “journey” as a Springsteen fan started out in the oddest of ways. Of course, I was always somewhat familiar with him but I never went to one of his concerts. In 2003, I got two tickets to a show at Giants Stadium as a part of a bizarre rent agreement and off I went to New Jersey. That show was everything you hear about Bruce shows: it was like a religious revival, fitting because of it being in his home state. Some observations from last night’s show in Boston: Continue reading Dispatches from Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band – TD Garden 02/04/2016