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Michael Jackson Will
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Madoff Sentence: No Impact
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Signs Beat Presidents
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Support for Iranian Baseball
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Pisces Draft Sasha Grey
Cabinet @ Providers
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Can Stars Predict?
Planets Defeat Presidents
Will Exoplanets Play?
Kelly Green
New Mosaic GM

New Umpire Chief
Paul Arthur Memorial Game
Mosaics @ Dragons
CBA's 28th Season Begins
Debentures Restructured
Jack Kerouac Memorial Game
Pre Season 2009
New Cosmic Team
Wall Street Debentures

New Cosmic Team
Krafft-Ebing Mosaics

Planets Get Pluto
Baseball & Asteroids

March 30, 2010

Link to Game Report
Personal Cosmic Game
2010 Paul Arthur Memorial Game

This season's Paul Arthur Memorial Cosmic Baseball Game honors Mr. Arthur's contributions to film education as a teacher and as a writer of film theory. A team of film schools and a team of film books compete on the cosmic field of play to honor Paul Arthur.

March 29, 2010

A Wordpress blog item about Jan Kerouac
Cosmic Baseball Teams
Jan Kerouac: New Beat Field Manager

The Dharma Beats announced that Jan Kerouac will take over the field management of the team effective immediately. Jan Kerouac, daughter of Jack Kerouac and Joan Haverty, replaces Peter Orlovsky.

Why this significant change right at the start of the new season? Nobody knows.

Like her father and mother, Jan was a creative writer. She wrote and published two novels while alive (Baby Driver and Trainsong; a third incomplete novel, Parrot Fever, was published posthumously.)

Jan Kerouac's father denied that he was her father but in March 1962 when Jan was ten years old, the New York court system ordered him to provide financial support for her existence (at the rate of $52 a month).

Father and daughter met only twice, once during the child support hearing in New York City and one more time in November 1967 when Jan, accompanied by her boyfriend, made a surprise visit to Lowell, Massachusetts where her father was living with his third wife, Stella, and his mother Gabrielle. According to a Kerouac biographer, Jack's mother Gabrielle was "disturbed by [Jan's] presence." (Paul Maher, Kerouac: The Definitive Biography, page 463).

According to another Kerouac biographer and scholar, Jan "connected her sexual activities with the absence of her father..." (Jim Jones, Jack Kerouac's Forgotten Families, page 114). Jones is referring to the fact that in 1972 and 1973 Jan earned a living as a sexual prostitute. She also attributed her kidney illness, which would eventually kill her in 1996 at age 44, in part, to her work as a whore.

Click link for the Jan Kerouac Wikipedia Record In the introduction to her mother's memoir Jan wrote, that her mother "was my greatest friend and confidant. (Introduction to Nobody's Wife by Joan Haverty).

Jan Kerouac was also cosmic baseball player for several seasons and she played for both the Dharma Beats and the Dharma Roses. She was an infielder, playing at thirdbase. So she knows her way around the field. Now, the daughter will manage the father, at least on the cosmic baseball field of play.

March 21, 2010

Season 2010 Main Plate
Cosmic Baseball Game
Dragons Beat Signs

The Zodiac Signs looked hot, the Delta Dragons looked cold but that was just the way the game began. Eventually, the Signs were cold and the Dragons went hot and then the game ended.

The only controversey occured outside the lines of play during an inning break. A verbal disagreement among and between the umpires was observed and heard. Dragon secondbaseman Jimmy Carl Black had just been called out on strikes by home plate umpire and child-pornography distributor Seth Bekenstein. As the teams switched from offense to defense the umpires gathered along the thirdbase line. At that point in time umpire and executed Virginia rapist/murderer Paul Powell called Beckstein a "blind Jew." Beckstein shouted back something in Yiddush and Timur Dykes stepped between the two men. The incident ended as the top of the ninth inning got underway.

March 15, 2010

Season 2010 Main Plate
Season 2010
CBA's 29th Season is Underway

The Astronomical Planets defeated the Paradise Pisces in the new season's first game. Eight teams are off and running as the regulated season begins. Current team standings are available here.

Season Opener Linescore

Season Opener Game Report

March 12, 2010

Link to Game Report
Personal Cosmic Game
2010 Jack Kerouac Memorial Game

This season's Jack Kerouac Memorial Game was played between different Kerouac-related groups configured at the Yahoo internet portal. The players in this personal cosmic baseball game have been selected from those Yahoo groups. The splitting of the selected players into two teams was arbitrary and random. Group 2 won the game, but an analysis of the box score and the score card do not indicate why Group 2 defeated Group 1...beyond having superior cosmic baseball talent on the field.

March 5, 2010

Season 2010 Main Plate
Pre Season Notes
Games: Regulated and Personal

The emphasis for every cosmic baseball team during the pre-season has been on collective teamwork. The utility of that emphasis is proven during the season by the playing of games. It is through the cosmic baseball game that individuals coalesce into a group. The teams that best convert the many into the one usually do the best in the winning percentage column.

CBA's Regulated games are played by cosmic baseball teams that have official and eligible rosters of players united in some way to each other (usually there is a field of play connection, but not always.) For the 2010 Season, eight teams consisting of men, women, and non-humanoids will each play 162 games between March 15 and Labor Day (September 6).

Personal cosmic baseball games are not part of the regulated season and therefore can be played at any time by any team consisting of at least nine players (one for each position). For example, a recent personal cosmic baseball game, played in recognition of the 82nd Annual Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) awards presentation ceremonies (March 7) was played to gain insight into the tension between Hollywood filmmaking and independent filmmaking. A team from AMPAS played a team from the Anthology Film Archives (linescore, box scores below this text).

Anthology Film Archives (AFA)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS)



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Published: March 30, 2010