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Martin S. Bell

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Falling Under His Spell: Remembering Joe Walsh

He’d stare out into the distance beyond the outfield for forty-five minutes, an hour, maybe more.


Male Rookies of the Year: Three Cheers! Baby Boomers' Bats Bolster Baseball

Brian Lentz, the oldest member of the Harvard baseball team and recent Seattle Mariners signee, spoke to Harvard coach Joe

Saved by the Bell: For Whom the Bell Tolls

Brian Fallon and I stood a shade off the field at Fenway Park after the 2001 Beanpot consolation game, interviewing

A Lesson from HUDS

Harvard University Dining Services’ vegetarian offerings hold few lessons for any of us. I’d like to say I learned something


Princeton Paul-ishes Baseball Off In Three

PRINCETON, N.J.—A game that had begun shrouded in mystery—from the identity of Princeton’s game three starter to whether the rain


Of Moments, Possibilities And Promise

PRINCETON, N.J.—The mists had descended fully upon Clarke Field yesterday, darkening and suffocating, and out of the dugout and full


Walhberg Shines in Longest Outing of the Year

When Barry Wahlberg got up to throw early in the second game of yesterday’s doubleheader with Dartmouth, it was hardly

Baseball Holds Off Brown, Sweeps Doubleheader

The Harvard baseball team swept a doubleheader from Brown yesterday, setting up a showdown with Dartmouth for the Red Rolfe


Brown Takes Game One, But Browns Key In Second For Harvard

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—With an injury-depleted rotation and a tired bullpen heading into this critical Red Rolfe Division weekend, Harvard coach Joe

Saved by the Bell: Baseball Must Look for Little Things

BOSTON—For a moment, only a moment, it looked like a season-saving resurrection. But that wasn’t Trey Hendricks out there inexplicably

Hendricks Out for Rest of Regular Season

Junior Trey Hendricks will be out of action for the next two weeks of the season and perhaps much longer,


Floridian Freshman Warms To Cold

Freshman Matt Brunnig more than survived his baptism by frostbite on Friday afternoon. With temperatures hovering in the low 40s

Resilient Elis Hang Tough

To the extent that it’s possible, Yale baseball coach John Stupor has gotten used to the questions. His conversations can

Baseball Buried By Princeton

Tom Pauly and the Princeton baseball team challenged the heart of the Harvard lineup on a day when they could

Saved By the Bell: Scouts Honor: Pitchers Shine

The seating capacity at O’Donnell Field is listed as 1,600 in Harvard’s sports media materials, but that figure should be

Sorry, Dorothy

Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones

Skipping Stones

Katie Ledecky in Kazan

The Fan in Kazan

Santa Lucía

Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter