The outer limits of failure

There’s a lot in the press these days about Ken Griffey Junior waiting too long to retire. Should he have bowed out at the end of last year, after his teammates carried him off the field in the happiest celebration of a third-place finish in a four-team division in baseball history. Should he have called it … Continue reading The outer limits of failure

Little League baseball lessons for girls

“Way to go, Alex!” I think it was a mom shouting that, from the red shirt team’s side of the baseball field. Walking home Friday night from dinner with a friend, I passed two Little League games in action on the local playfield. The first was being played by younger kids, maybe six and seven … Continue reading Little League baseball lessons for girls