Sad end to a man's quest for knowledge

With newspaper box scores going the way of the dinosaur, a daily obsession goes away

Originally Published: August 14, 2010
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

We interrupt the stretch run of this fascinating baseball season with something completely irrelevant, epically ridiculous and wildly unimportant. A most absurd streak quietly ended in 2010: For the first time since 1989, I no longer clip every box score of every baseball game from the nearest newspaper and tape each one into a spiral notebook, a daily task that I've estimated, at roughly 15 minutes per day, has cost me 40 days of my truly pathetic life.

This official announcement ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?