Stan Musial played as well as Ted Williams or Joe DiMaggio, and was a much nicer person. Why is he forgotten except by fans over 60, or in St. Louis?
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George Will’s political commentary reveals what he thinks. His two well-regarded baseball books reveal who he is: a smart, knowledgeable, romantic, but unsentimental fan.
Before I decided on a candidate for president in the 2008 First-in-the-Nation Primary, I decided to vote for the Democratic nominee in November. Republicans’ twisted version of Reaganism, and their incompetence, had done too much harm.
Most rules of grammar we learn in high school are not really rules because they have nothing to do with speaking clearly. Most high school English teacher rules are to language what table manners are to nutrition: etiquette, not meat and vegetables.
Baseball and boxing used to attract all the best writers. Now boxing is dead in the water, and all the great American non-fiction writers are writing about baseball.