Tag: Baseball

  • How Baseballs Are Made

    How Baseballs Are Made

    From the winding of twine around the rubbery-core, to the wrapping of the stretched leather, to the hand-sewn red stitching — it’s a miraculous process to behold. Kind of romantic that they’re still hand-sewn nowadays: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBr2tR5pjrE

  • Haruki Murakami’s Epiphany

    From The Age: As a teenager, Murakami had read “all the great authors” – Dostoevsky, Kafka, Flaubert, Dickens, Raymond Chandler. He spent his lunch money on pop and jazz records. He wanted a lifestyle that guaranteed maximum exposure to the warmth of Western books and music, so he opened a jazz club where the music […]