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Bud Black On Bunting: Swing Away, Odds Of Scoring Are Greater

Bud Black On Bunting: Swing Away, Odds Of Scoring Are Greater

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Get ’em on, move ’em over, drive ’em in.

That old-school philosophy doesn’t play in the major leagues anymore. Teams rely more on the long ball than small ball.

As a result, the sacrifice bunt is a dying art.

There were only 1,025 sacrifices in the majors last season, down from 1,667 in 2011. The average of .21 sacrifices per game in 2016 was the lowest in baseball…

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Bud Black On Bunting: Swing Away, Odds Of Scoring Are Greater

Bud Black On Bunting: Swing Away, Odds Of Scoring Are Greater

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Get ’em on, move ’em over, drive ’em in.

That old-school philosophy doesn’t play in the major leagues anymore. Teams rely more on the long ball than small ball.

As a result, the sacrifice bunt is a dying art.

There were only 1,025 sacrifices in the majors last season, down from 1,667 in 2011. The average of .21 sacrifices per game in 2016 was the lowest in baseball…

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Bud Black On Bunting: Swing Away, Odds Of Scoring Are Greater

Bud Black On Bunting: Swing Away, Odds Of Scoring Are Greater

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Get ’em on, move ’em over, drive ’em in.

That old-school philosophy doesn’t play in the major leagues anymore. Teams rely more on the long ball than small ball.

As a result, the sacrifice bunt is a dying art.

There were only 1,025 sacrifices in the majors last season, down from 1,667 in 2011. The average of .21 sacrifices per game in 2016 was the lowest in baseball…

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What Music Does For Art

What Music Does For Art

“Where Words Fail, Music Speaks” – Hans Christian Anderson-

Every year I am surprised when I bring to school my old record player, which looks much like a suitcase.  I simply but it down on the floor in front of the children and look at it.  Then, I wait for the wonder of what happens next.  As children predict what they think it might be, I open the lid and start to carefully touch the turntable…

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The First Modern Japanese

The First Modern Japanese

A biography of a famous Japanese poet. The book explores Ishikawa Takuboku’s (pseudonym of Ishikawa Hajime)  intent to be a writer at all costs. His poems are easy to read and he is a master in the art of tanka. He passed away at the age of 26 of tuberculosis.

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Here’s a tanka from the poet,

Seeing off at the train station

My wife came with our daughter on her back.
I caught sight of her eyebrows

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