Archive for the ‘Baseball’ Category
This, we recently found out, will be the last season that Diablos Rojos will play at Foro Sol. It’s a crappy stadium. It’s ugly and way too big, but, sentimentally, it’s kinda been a second home since I’ve been in Mexico. Next season they’ll play *somewhere* in the city, and there’ll be a brand new stadium in 2016. But for now, it’s nice to take photos and do drawings of the old place.
The Curse of the Chicago Cubs. My new post at NotGraphs.
Tiger Stadium, AT&T Park, Sandy Koufax.
I took images from images embedded in spam emails that I received last week and made baseball cards for them: http://www.fangraphs.com/not/spam-baseball-cards/
My new post for NotGraphs is mostly audio w/ some photos.
My new post for NotGraphs is about having a shy bladder and an imagined double play. http://www.fangraphs.com/not/6-4-3/
I love Dodger Stadium. I’ve only ever been there once, but it’s so beautiful. The above drawing is done with the iPad app, Adobe Ideas. You can see it bigger, and the ink drawing it is based on, here.
My new thing at NotGraphs is paintings of the eighteen major league ballparks I have visited:
Don’t let the title of this blog post put you off, non-baseball lovers.
I wrote a post for top baseball site NotGraphs about this very subject, but, between you and me, *stage whisper* it’s hardly about baseball at all. It’s most about being in a different city. Travel writing, I guess.
Here’s an infographic about when in the calendar year each of the World Cups has taken place.
Probs won’t mean owt to you if you don’t follow baseball and other American sports, but here’s an animated GIF I did for NotGraphs called “Summer 2014″
New drawings for NotGraphs of vendors at Foro Sol, the Diablos Rojos’ ballpark in Mexico City. There’s nine more and some captions here: http://www.fangraphs.com/not/tacos-guero
Drawing of a snow globe with baseball players inside it at NotGraphs.
New thing for NotGraphs: http://www.fangraphs.com/not/paving-slab-field/