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It’s All Here in “The Only Game”

June 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

“An afternoon in mid-May, and we are waiting for the game to begin. We are in the shadow, and the sunlit field before us is a thick, springy green” an old diamond, beautifully kept up,” Roger Angell pens in the opening to his essay “The Web of the Game.” (3, Only) Angell’s piece sets the […]

It’s A Small World

June 6, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

Old Business 1. A big shoutout to Dr. Memory.  Glad ya liked last week’s edition, Doc.  Your comments mean a lot to me. 2. Buck Turgidson.  That was George C. Scott’s role in Strangelove. New Business Al* and Tipper Gore are splitsville.  There’s an old joke going around that he claims to have invented the […]