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Patrick Dubuque

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Former Bill Spaceman Lee Visiting Professor for Baseball Exploration at Pitchers & Poets, and current comedy joke writer at NotGraphs. Mariners fan since the days of Spike Owen. My favorite baseball moment was watching Rickey Henderson get his 3,000th hit as a tiny red dot on ESPN GameCast.

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Maybe we should take a minute, smell the flowers, and enjoy Chris Johnson's season half as much as he probably did.

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Few things pass the time more agreeably, when waiting for one’s bar trivia scores to be tabulated or sitting in line at your local international film festival or when finding one’s self...

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