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Books · Fitness

That’s Why the Lady Is an Ump

By Deborah Harkins
By Deborah Harkins

Perry Barber has called more baseball games during her 32-year career than any other woman umpire, and more than a lot of men, too. She means to continue umping as long as her strength and her legs hold up—and goddess help any bureaucrat who tries to keep her out of the game.

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Books · Fitness

That’s Why the Lady Is an Ump

By Deborah Harkins
By Deborah Harkins

Perry Barber has called more baseball games during her 32-year career than any other woman umpire, and more than a lot of men, too. She means to continue umping as long as her strength and her legs hold up—and goddess help any bureaucrat who tries to keep her out of the game.

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Lifestyle

On Batting 1,000

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
Chris, our inspired and inspiring editor, informed our board that we reached our 1000th entry today. It occurred to us that the news reached the Board, who first met in my kitchen four years ago,  in precisely the same places as our readers find themselves. Some of us are at near low points on our journeys, and others are in…
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