The Great Game of Frizzball

I hope the drubbing that movie critics gave a summer gross-out called BASEketball--which concerns a homemade game similar to one that the director once actually invented--will not poison the public's mind about hybrid sports created by bozos with nothing better to do. I speak as one of the founders of frizzball.

Even before the release of BASEketball, I did not entertain hopes of winning my wife over to the view that frizzball was a serious competitive sport. In the more than 30 years since its invention--at a summer house, on a day when it was too cloudy to go to the...

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