Baseball Makes Us 'Feel' Better
Huffington Post - over 3 years
BOSTON, October 18, 2013 -- Just like your favorite blue jeans, the faded pair with the relaxed fit, or those old brown shoes or maybe even your favorite, partially torn college t-shirt, the sport of baseball somehow has a way to make things better just by being there every fall. Watching the sport, whether on television or in person, provides a cathartic release like none other. Whether you're a St. Louis Cardinals fan, an L.A. Dodgers groupie, a supporter of the Detroit Tigers or a member of the Boston Red Sox nation, the past two or three weeks provided some relief from the gloomy details of an embarrassing government shutdown, much like the sport helped a nation heal from the darkest depth of post 9-11 terrorism. Somehow. baseball makes us all feel a little better.
That was certainly the case last Sunday when Max Scherzer ruled the mound a day after Anibal Sanchez and a cast of supporting relief pitchers were blanking the BoSox 1-0 deep into the autumn night at Fenway Park, near K
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