Tag Archives: George Will

Book Asks Why Stan Musial is Largely Forgotten
Baseball and Football

Book Asks Why Stan Musial is Largely Forgotten

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?

George Will’s Two Baseball Books Reveal Who He Is
Baseball and Football

George Will’s Two Baseball Books Reveal Who He Is

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.

Former Reagan Voter Bids Adieu to GOP
Politics

Former Reagan Voter Bids Adieu to GOP

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.

Snobbery Up With Which I Cannot Put
Quiky Stuff

Snobbery Up With Which I Cannot Put

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 Writing is Part of Our National Literary Heritage
Baseball and Football

Baseball Writing is Part of Our National Literary Heritage

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.