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In his new one-person show, Paul Boocock deftly shifts his insights and opinions from money and corruption to adultery, drugs, and civil rights. No, this is not about Supreme Court justice nominations; this is about baseball. The world of baseball doesn't often cross over to the theater world or the political arena (unless players are being questioned at Senate committee hearings, of course). But Boocock takes up the challenge and uses his love of the sport to offer Boocock's House of Baseball, a meditation on "America's pastime" and its eras of greatness, its problems, and its influence on and resonance with American life. The parallels are greater in number and relevance than one might think.

Boocock posits that the great virtue of baseball

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