Three years ago, Neal Huntington ’91 took over as general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Losers now for 18 consecutive seasons, they show few signs of improvement. Can Huntington’s skills and dedication turn that around?
The sesquicentennial of the first intercollegiate baseball game, between rivals Amherst and Williams in 1859, saw a historically accurate re-enactment played out in Pittsfield, Mass., last month. The quirky game and accompanying chess match were covered by the The Boston Globe and The Chronicle of Higher Education.