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Baseball: 'The last gasp of the pastoral'

How can we write about the slowest season in sports at a 21st-century pace?

Originally Published: June 1, 2010
By Jeff MacGregor | ESPN.com

A few quick words this week about the slow, slower, slowest season in sports. Likewise some fast talk about lightning minds and feet of clay, about the inexpressible depth and breadth of our inattentions, about glaciers and popguns and wishful thinking, and about the great cosmic squeezebox of Time itself.

Rounders and modernity, then, and the last gasp of the pastoral. Can baseball and baseball writing be made to fit the Infotainment Age?

A question in service ...

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