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Sport and Society for Arete-Baseball

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.10.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

The playoffs opened September 30 with the Wild Card Game in the American League where the Kansas City Royals showed up as the surprise guest and host. Over and over again came the reminders that the Royals had not been in post-season play since 1985 when they won the World Series.

Hubris, and How Matt Kemp's Swing Saved LA (For the Moment)

Eric Trules | Posted 12.06.2014 | Sports
Eric Trules

Thanks to Matt Kemp and his beautiful, empathetic swing, we still have the Dodgers. At least for another day or two. Let's see what the Gods have in store for them in Game 3 in St. Louis Monday. Hold your breath, LA, it might be another lesson in... humility.

We All Can Learn From St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter

Terry Lyons | Posted 12.23.2013 | Sports
Terry Lyons

To properly illustrate the overall point of great players doing their everything to help their respective teams win a game, I give you "Exhibit 1-A," in St. Louis second baseman, Matt Carpenter.

WATCH: The Hidden Ball Trick Strikes Again

Posted 09.20.2013 | Sports

Rockies first baseman Todd Helton fooled Matt Carpenter with the hidden ball trick on Thursday to retire the last out of the first inning against the ...

Motte Makes Cardinals' Wait Worth It

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.18.2012 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Jason Motte had a lot more time than usual to get ready, learning the plan before the grounds crew took the tarp off the field. It w...