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Clean Slate

Posted By Alex Belth On March 10, 2011 @ 9:28 am In Arts and Culture,Baseball Musings,Bronx Banter,Graffiti,New York City Pictures,NYC,Spring Training,Yankees | Comments Disabled


My main concern with spring training is that nobody on the Yanks gets seriously hurt. Otherwise, I avoid watching games and I don’t follow the stories out of Florida too closely, because I don’t want to know too much. I crave the element of mystery and surprise and I want to be fresh once the season begins. There are other sports to keep me busy now–it’s hoops galore these days–and other interests, book and movies, that I’ll put aside once the regular season starts.

This is will be the ninth season for me at the Banter and, as you can tell, baseball alone, never mind the Yankees, is not enough to sustain my interest. Writing is hard, even when it is a quick blog post, and it is important for me not to become jaded and bored. Which is why I’m lucky to have a great crew of contributors as well as a cherce group of regular readers.


Here’s hoping this season turns out to be a fun one. I’m counting on it.

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