Paradise Pisces


The Paradise Pisces are the Cosmic Baseball Association's oldest team, having played cosmic baseball continuously since 1981. They have compiled a composite won-lost record of 1277-1153, yielding a .526 winning percentage.

This year's rendition continues the tradition of a diverse Pisces team. Of the 22 current roster players, five are women. 20th century writers dominate the overall roster (Corso, Ginsberg, Joyce, Kersade, H. Miller, and Nin) but the Beat Generation writers (Corso, Ginsberg) lost a representative (Whalen has been traded back to the Dharma Beats). Filmmakers have two representatives (Bunuel, Frampton), rocket science retains its one icon (Goddard) as do Native Americans, Criminals, and Animals (Sitting Bull, Capone, Digit).

Psychology has two icons (Freud, Leary). The scandal field has one representative (Kopechne); so does religion (Farrakhan). The fields of music and art each have one icon on the roster (Jagger, Warhol). The technology field regains its spot on the roster with a rookie pitcher (Major) and for the first time in several seasons a fictional character has made the roster in a coaching capacity (Siryn). Sexuality (see below) gets strong representation with the addition of two free agents from the Underleagues (J. Miller, Sade) and adolescence is represented by three roster members (C. Clinton, Lampert, Maier).

Henry Miller, the Pisces field manager for the last six seasons has completely revamped the coaching staff which now has three new rookie coaches (Lampert, Maier, Siryn). But more interestingly, Miller who has at best a mediocre record as a manager (overall he has a won-lost record of 936-956 and with the Pisces he has a fair 408-402 record) has begun to imprint the Pisces with his unique brand of aesthetics. Adding June Miller, Luis Bunuel, and the Marquis de Sade to a team already consisting of Sigmund Freud, James Joyce, Anna Marie Kersade and Virginia Woolf only enhances the distinctively erotic tint of the team. Of course, having Anais Nin as your general manager does not fade the erotic hue of this season's Paradise Pisces.



Paradise Pisces

Corso, De Sade*, Farrakhan, Ginsberg, Jagger, Sitting Bull, Warhol, Woolf

Capone, Digit, Frampton**, Goddard, Kopechne, J. Miller**

Bunuel, C. Clinton, Freud, Joyce, Kersade, Leary, Major, Socrates

H. Miller, Lampert, Maier, Siryn

Nin, Zinebrenner

Paradise Park

Italics indicates Rookie
* Free Agent from the Island Erotics
**Free Agent from the Visionville Beasts




Luis Bunuel

Pitcher

Spanish Filmmaker
1900-1983

Season 1997 Cosmic Player Plate





Al Capone

Outfield

American Gangster
1899-1947

Season 1997 Cosmic Player Plate

Season 1996 Cosmic Player Plate

Season 1995 Cosmic Player Plate





Chelsea Clinton

Pitcher

American Teenager
Born February 27, 1980

Season 1997 Cosmic Player Plate



Gregory Corso

Infield

American Poet
Born March 26, 1930

1997 Cosmic Player Plate

1996 Cosmic Player Plate





Marquis de Sade

Infield

French Writer
1740-1814

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate




Digit

Designated Hitter/Outfield

African Mountain Gorilla
1962-1977

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

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Louis Farrakhan

Secondbase

American Religious Leader
Born 1931

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

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Hollis Frampton

Outfield

American Filmmaker
1936-1984

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate





Sigmund Freud

Pitcher

Austrian Psychologist; Father of Psychoanalysis
1856-1939

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

1996 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

1995 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate




Allen Ginsberg

Firstbase

American Poet
1926-1997

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

1996 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

1995 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate





Robert Goddard

Rightfield

American Scientist
1882-1945

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

1996 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

1995 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate





Mick Jagger

Thirdbase

English Musician
born 1943

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

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James Joyce

Pitcher

Irish Writer
1882-1941

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

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Anna-Marie Kersade

Pitcher

American Poet
Born 1952

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

1996 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate





Mary Jo Kopechne

Outfield

American Car Crash Victim
1941-1969

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate





Timothy Leary

Pitcher

American Psychologist
1920-1996

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

1996 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

1995 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

CBA's Leary Memorial Plate





Drew Major

Pitcher

Chief Novell Scientist.

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate





June Miller

Outfield

Henry Miller's Muse

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate





Sitting Bull

Catcher

American Indian Chief
1831-1890

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

1996 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

1995 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate





Socrates

Pitcher

Ancient Greek Philosopher
died 399 B.C.

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate





Andy Warhol

Shortstop

American Artist
1928-1987

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

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1995 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate





Virginia Woolf

Infield

English Writer
1882-1941

1997 Cosmic Baseball Player Plate

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Henry Miller

Field Manager

American Writer
1891-1980

1997 Cosmic Baseball Field Manager Plate





Noah Lampert

Pitching and Saxophone Coach

American Teenager
Born 1983

None available at this time



Jeff Maier

Outfielders, Bleachers and Thirdbase Coach

Yankee Hero
Born 1984

None available at this time




Siryn

Batting/Firstbase CoachCoach

X-Men Series 2 Super Hero(ine)
Real Name: Theresa Rourke

1997 Cosmic Baseball Coach Plate




Anais Nin

General Manager

French Writer
1903-1977

1997 Cosmic Baseball General Manager Plate



Andrew Zinebrenner

Owner


Born 1898

Little is known about Mr. Zinebrenner, except that he was born in Salem, Massachusetts.

None available at this time



Paradise Park

Home Field

44,444 Capacity




1997 Paradise Pisces Team Photo




Paradise Pisces- 1997 Roster
URL http://www.cosmicbaseball.com/97ppr.html
Published: October 30, 1996
Updated: April 5, 1997
Modified: December 4, 1999

© 1996, 1997 by the Cosmic Baseball Association
Email: editor@cosmicbaseball.com

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