This issue of Q wouldn’t be compete without a feature sport. Georgina Shaeffer goes to the mound for a brief look at the history of the game and interviews a few fans.
“Walt Whitman wrote, ‘I see great things in baseball. It’s our game– the American game . It will take our people out-of-doors, fill them with oxygen, give them larger physical stoicism. Tend to relieve us from being a nervous, dyspeptic set. Repair these losses, and be a belessing to us.’ The quintessential American sport, baseball can trace its roots all the way back to fourteenth-century France. But the sport as we know it became codified in ‘The Knickerbocker Rules,’ written by Alexander Cartwright […]” – Georgina Schaeffer