Author Archives: peterstadlen

About peterstadlen

Peter Stadlen lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two cats.

The Blue Jays Are…

With the Mets fading it’s time to take a look at what the really good teams in the AL East are doing. It’s time to check in on those Damn Yankees. It’s also about time I put a reverse jinx … Continue reading

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A Little Wedding Music

Growing up, it was easy to revere my older sister. She was after all 4 years older and quick to tell me about the huge, complex world all around us, of which I knew very little, and she knew so … Continue reading

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The Friar’s Club

Sanctimonious sports writers experience a bunching in their panties often, but nothing chafes the crotchal region quite like discussions regarding induction to Baseball’s Hall of Fame. Purists like Bob Costas get fanatical when certain ball players are mentioned as candidates. I must be … Continue reading

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Harpthrob’s Heroics

Get used to seeing scenes like this.

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One Year of Mike Stanton

For years, I’ve considered Ichiro Suzuki my favorite player. He embodies so many of the things about baseball that I find beautiful and poetic and whimsical. At the moment, however, I only have eyes for Mike Stanton. He’s new and … Continue reading

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Strike This Motherf**ker Out

At the beginning of the season, Gary Cohen posed the question to his broadcast partners, Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling, can Mike Pelfrey be an elite pitcher if he doesn’t raise his strikeout numbers? It was a proficient moment for … Continue reading

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Show the Game!

Does this drive anyone else crazy, or am I the only one? Right up there with the center field camera angle being 10 degrees off center, the way TV networks cover the start of quarters in NBA games with coaches … Continue reading

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