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Thinking Outside The Batters Box is a blog about baseball published every week.

End of an era: Jeter to retire after 2014, will join impressive group of retired stars

The Newtonite March 18, 2014

by Jacob Gurvis Not very often in sports do we pause to appreciate the talent and legacy of our athletes. In baseball, “generations” of players come and go, but it is important to acknowledge the...

Thinking Outside The Batters Box is a blog about baseball published every week.

Thinking Outside The Batter's Box: No Roses in the thornbush of cheating

The Newtonite February 27, 2014

[polldaddy poll=7839102] by Jacob Gurvis It’s human nature to try to defend yourself when accused of (or caught) doing something wrong. People don’t like criticism, and understandably they want to...

Thinking Outside the Batter's Box: The saga continues—Alex Rodriguez fiasco headed to Supreme Court

The Newtonite February 5, 2014

by Jacob Gurvis Imagine, for a moment, this scenario. You are in your 30s. You have made almost 400 million dollars. You play a game for a living, a profession that millions dream of, and only few experience....

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