Plenty of people play FIFA Soccer on various video game systems, drunk or sober but mostly alone. Playing it in a bar, after a few drinks, makes for a very different game.
David Eckstein has been retired for years, and wasn't all that remarkable during his playing days. So why does he still stand for so much to both sides in baseball's long-running argument about numbers, heart and the relationship between the two?
Millions of people play FIFA on PS3 and Xbox. The author was very recently among the best one-tenth of one percent of those players. All of it is more complicated than you might think.