Baseball and the Distillery

Transition Game discusses a new technology from Sharp that will edit out all of the components of a normal-length baseball broadcast that aren't actually part of the game, leaving the distilled essence of 'pure baseball'.

As Nick Schulz rightly notes, we should be asking ourselves "what is baseball?" This hyperreal version of the game leaves out too many of the intricacies — the aesthetic uncertainties one might say — for us not to ask.

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