Magazine June 03, 2019, Issue


Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka (19) during the first inning at Yankee Stadium, April 14, 2019, Bronx, N.Y. (Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports)

The Republic and Baseball

I am writing in regards to Michael Brendan Dougherty’s “Why We Love the Game” (April 8). While pursuing a philosophy degree at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, I was fortunate enough to take classes in just-war theory from Professor Abigail Aguilar. What I will remember for the rest of my life is not her ability to cite page and paragraph of Locke’s Two Treatises or her devout Aristotelianism. Rather I will never forget her unflagging devotion to being in her season-ticket-holder seat at Cashman Field to watch every game played by the Las Vegas 51s —

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In This Issue

Against Socialism

Books, Arts & Manners


The Week

The Week

Don’t tear up your tickets just yet: We hear the Kentucky Derby loser is appealing to the Ninth Circuit.

Going Postal

Bernie Sanders tweeted a hot new idea: ‘Did you know that from 1911-1967, Americans could bank at their local post office?’


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