Articles by: Amanda Christovich

CHRISTOVICH: Baseball’s Innocence is Overrated

CHRISTOVICH: Baseball’s Innocence is Overrated

Baseball follows the ancient Code of Hammurabi. Hammurabi’s Code, discovered in 1901 by archeologists, is one of the oldest known law codes and was written to govern ancient Babylon. The term “an eye for an eye” comes from this Code — in ancient Babylon, justice was retaliation rather than prison.[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH: Bryce Harper Can’t Solely Make Baseball Fun Again

CHRISTOVICH: Bryce Harper Can’t Solely Make Baseball Fun Again

On a sticky New York City afternoon one July I found my 16-year-old self in an elevator with Bryce Harper. It was shortly after the 2013 All Star Parade, and jeeps carrying players and their families rolled slowly down the avenues. And though everyone was wearing sunglasses, tailored pants and[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 0 comments Sports