The Mets' Lucas Duda celebrates a homerun against the Phillies with Kirk Nieuwenhuis on Wednesday. Despite the shot, the Phillies won 7-3. Drew Hallowell/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption Drew Hallowell/Getty Images 13.7: Cosmos And Culture For The Love Of The Game: Play Ball! April 12, 2013 Baseball is more than a game to many people. Commentator Alva Noë thought he knew it better than most, until his children started playing Little League. That's when the community that makes up organized youth baseball welcomed him into their fold and opened his eyes to whole new levels of meaning in the game.