Baseball, The Divine Game

Covert Matters Digest


Ready for Baseball and the Masters

By Harry M. Covert

I can’t resist. I’m glad spring has sprung even if somewhat still chilly and windy. How surprising it might be if forecasters could be accurate and another snow finds its way. Maybe some coming political battles could be cooled.

Can it get any better now? Baseball is under way and the Masters Golf tournament tees off this week.

For a decade I enjoyed umpiring college and high school games, including one Carolina League game in the 1980s. I replaced an ump who took ill after swallowing a wad of bubble gum laced with chewing tobacco.… Read More