It’s the surest sign of spring there is. Yes, that’s right. Opening Day for Major League Baseball. But how to talk about sports with a baseball fan if you’re only an occasional observer? Our correspondents Vincent and Michael Thomas, a father-son team of avid and knowledgeable baseball fans, are sharing their annual preview of the season. They’ve got expert tips on how to talk Major League Baseball like an expert on Opening Day 2019. Batter up!
Major League Baseball’s Opening Day is Thursday, March 29th. It’s the earliest one ever, and super-fans are totally revved up. But what about those for whom baseball is just a fleeting topic of conversation? Or a total mystery? How can they communicate intelligently with those who actually care about the sport: their employers, their loved ones, their Uber drivers? You know, the key people in their lives.