Quote of the day

Any baseball is beautiful.  No other small package comes as close to the ideal design and utility.  It is a perfect object for a man’s hand.  Pick it up and it instantly suggests its purpose; it is meant to be thrown a considerable distance, thrown hard and with precision.

~Roger Angell


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4 Comments on “Quote of the day”

  1. verdun2 says:

    What took so long for the Hall to recognize him? Incomprehensible.

  2. […] at the plate.  Thanks in part to this strategy, the Cardinals won that year’s Series.  Roger Angell says it well when he explains that baseball is not a game about winning, like we think it is, but […]

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