Why I write about baseball. Aside from the women, anyway.

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The wonderful Carson Cistulli has been asking various baseball writers why they do what they do and is posting the results in a series over at FanGraphs.  I’m up today, so if you want to know what motivates a guy to throw away a high-paying, high-powered legal career in order to sit around in his pajamas all day, annoying his wife, damaging his median nerves and straining his eyesight — apart from the obvious joys of those things — you may be interested in reading it.  

If it seems a bit long, that’s just because I was trying really hard not to tell the truth and say “because math is hard” when answering the question.