Chalk Talk: The Reds’ Bizarre Catcher’s Boxes

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It all started last Tuesday evening, when Padres radio broadcaster (and card-carrying Uni Watch member) Jesse Agler sent me a note from Cincinnati, where he was getting ready for that night’s Padres/Reds game. He attached the photo shown above, featuring a minimalist catcher’s box. […]

Chalk Talk: The Unique Batter’s Boxes of Dodger Stadium

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The screen shot above was taken at the very beginning of a recent MLB game in Colorado. As you can see, the foul lines and the lines of the batter’s and catcher’s boxes are all the same width or thickness.

I think of that as the normal […]

What It’s Like to Work as a Big League Groundskeeper

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry by JohnMark Fisher — that’s him at right, and you can click to enlarge — who’s going to tell us about his recent part-time gig as a big league groundskeeper. Enjoy! — PL]

By JohnMark Fisher

During the 2019 MLB season, I worked part-time for […]