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Silverman authored The Minnesota Vikings: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly and Who's Better, Who's Best in Football -- The Top 60 Players of All-Time, among others, and placed in the Pro Football Writers of America awards three times.
Silverman holds a Master of Science in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism.
Running, throwing, catching, moving from side to side and swinging a bat are all part of the game.
The benefits don't start with "play ball." Even the stretching and warmup before the game improve flexibility, circulation and develop muscle.
Landon was born on a Monday and Mat was scheduled to pitch that Thursday.
As daunting as my in-season child-birth once seemed, it actually worked out perfectly as Mat didn’t have to miss a start to be there.
For a sport so rich in its simplicity, baseball is a sport that is often handed down from one generation to the next with ease.
According to Kevin Kush, this sense of responsibility develops the idea that current actions lead directly to future results, and helps young players distinguish the chain of events from effort to completion from the impression of a random series of events. 61) With a few minor exceptions, baseball today is the same sport with the same fundamental rules that your parents, grandparents and perhaps great-grandparents knew.The two choices left were to plan to induce labor or plan a c-section.I won’t go through the laundry list of reasons why a c-section was more appealing to me given our situation but I will tell you this- this was one of the hardest decisions of my life.Let me pre-curse this post with a very important life tip: never take a pregnancy test on a Friday night with a house full of family when you aren’t trying to get pregnant. When I found out I was pregnant, not only did I go through a stage of denial and then panic, I quickly realized that if this test wasn’t lying to me, I would be having a baby during baseball season. While we didn’t plan on having a baby just yet, we planned on one day planning it so that our first child would be born in the off-season for all sorts of (hopefully) obvious reasons.While this statement may not mean much to you, I was immediately horrified as I imagined a lonely pregnancy in Cincinnati without family, friends or a husband half of the time, growing a human during the most stressful months of the year, Mat possibly missing the birth of our first child. I somehow managed to forget that we live life on the no-plan plan and here it was- another curve ball that I wasn’t ready for (excuse the corny baseball pun, I had to do it).
Fortunately my due date was close enough to an off-day to schedule baby extraction surgery on that day.