Inclusive of this puzzle, that makes four in a row for UBragg.
The answer to yesterday's puzzle is none other than SoSG's Alex Cora.
Here's the poem, without the distracting background brewski:
You might notice that some of the letters have a shadow. This is meant to indicate that some are raised slightly above the surface of the page. Now, working off the many references to blindness, as well as the poem's 3rd line, you must group these raised (and unraised) letters into the 2 x 3 dot patters used in braille, as follows:
Finally, a real-world use for your high school braille! (Puzzle trivia: the poem was originally only the first 8 lines, with no alcohol reference, but it was difficult to elegantly group into 2 x 3 letters. So I added the last 4 lines - including the bonus "I, the answer, am braille" hint.
Anyhow, translated into English, the braille message reads:
Or, more legibly:
"The Dodger with the most Hit by Pitches while Jim Tracy was manager as per baseball reference"
...and the answer is:
Alex Cora! Congratulations to UBragg, Jason, Mr C, J Steve, and Quad.
Next Puzzle - the Finale - Monday, September 20, 7am!