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The Balls and Strikes Bonus Segment

Every fall for eight years, contributing writer Seth Stevenson has been pitching a story where he goes to umpire camp and reports back, and every fall Slate's editor-in-chief has been rejecting the proposal as too expensive. Now Slate Plus has agreed to foot the bill - as long as we can attract 1,000 new members by Jan. 1
 
In this podcast extra, Seth joins Hang Up and Listen to discuss the campaign. To help Seth reach his goal, join Slate Plus at Slate.com/HangUpPlus

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