softball

14 May 2018

Hit a Home Run with NYC’s Gay Softball League

For as much social progress that’s been made there is still little to no LGBTQ representation in major sports. It wasn’t until 2014 that Jason Collins became the first openly gay athlete to play in the NBA and later that year Michael Sam became the first openly gay player drafted

Joe DeLong - NYC Editor 0
16 Nov 2011

Exercise Tips for the Unathletic Broke-Ass

I haven’t broken into a run since 2002.  That was sophomore year of high school, when I used to get in trouble in P.E. class for leisurely bicep-curling five pound weights and gossiping with hoodrat girls who called me “Tasty Vanilla,” when I should have been pumping iron.  But, alas,

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 1
05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

BAS Editorial Team 5
20 Feb 2011

A League of Your Own — a Guide to SF Adult Sports

Remember this movie? Yeah, I don’t really either. Spring’s a-comin’ in just a few short weeks, and you know what that means — WINTER WEATHER FOR SIX MORE MONTHS!  Not really.  Well, maybe really, but spring also signals the beginning of many adult sport leagues in the city (because usually

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 1
14 Jan 2011

California League of Adult Scavenger Hunters 2011 Season Opening Tomorrow Night!

When I first came to San Francisco, I didn’t know many people.  Two activities (three if excessive solo drinking at bars counts) connected me with my current group of friends:  Moving in with roommates from Craigslist and joining a sports league.  While the former is undoubtedly a direct channel to

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 1
14 Nov 2010

Los Hermanos: Home of the Best Super Quesadilla NOT in the Mission

Hypothetical:  You’re in a Wednesday night adult softball league that plays on the fields at Chestnut and Laguna in the Marina.  Said team plays (and inevitably loses) game.  You are angry, but mostly because you didn’t eat before you came and you’re pretty ravenous.  Where do you go? If you’re

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0