AN UNCOMMON THOUGHT

"The real trick to life is not to be in the know, but to be in the mystery."
-Fred Alan Wolf

26 March 2020

Uphold.

Unknown, Opening day, Bennett Park, 1911. Tigers vs. White Sox, Davy Jones at bat, Billy Sullivan catching. Game played in snow storm, 1911


Baseball is not life. It is a fiction, a metaphor. And a ballplayer is a man who agrees to uphold that metaphor as though lives were at stake.

David James Duncan

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