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Can Brockmire Be Baseball’s Best Redemption Story?

Chris Longo Apr 3, 2019

Series creator Joel Church-Cooper and star Hank Azaria break down the upcoming Brockmire season 3.

When spring starts anew, baseball fans tend to buy high on offseason narratives. Pitcher X learned how to throw a more effective slider. Batter Y added 20 pounds of muscle. Players Z is out of rehab and sober, ready to make good on his heaps of athletic potential. More often than not, the patterns of behavior that generate a newspaper headline during spring training languish by June. Baseball is about replicating consistent mechanics over and over, from March to October, and even the best players in the world fall into slumps, or worse, get the yips. The game keeps players honest because there are few short term rewards. One or two good months of production doesn’t make a season. One focused, grind of an offseason is no guarantee of future success.

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