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The Athletics Nation Bad Oakland A’s Poetry Contest June 28, 2013: Okay: which one of you Bay Area poets wrote this piece o' littérature? An Athletics Nation Bad Oakland A's Poetry Contest?! No way! As posted on Athletics Nation: It is with great pleasure, then, that I introduce the Athletics Nation Bad Oakland A's Poetry Contest! This is your chance to show the world your talent, or even better, [...] by

Where are all the baseball stats poets? February 11, 2011: FanGraphs, a website dedicated to baseball statistics and analysis, bemoans the lack of poetry dedicated to modern infielders (when you're this deeply into the details of statistics, simple, generalized baseball poetry just doesn't cut it). Jonah Keri points to Franklin Pierce Adams' poem Baseball's Sad Lexicon as having such outsize influence [...] by