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A major golf tournament is 40,000 sadists watching 144 masochists.


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More than any other American sport, baseball creates the magnetic, addictive illusion that it can almost be understood.

More than any other American sport, baseball creates the magnetic, addictive illusion that it can almost be understood.



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All baseball fans can be divided into two groups: those who come to batting practice and the others. Only those in the first category have much chance of amounting to anything.



There is no substitute for excellence. Not even success.

There is no substitute for excellence. Not even success.



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Baseball is really two sports -- the summer game and the autumn game. One is the leisurely pastime of our national mythology. The other is not so gentle.



Decades after a person has stopped collecting bubble gum cards, he can still discover himself collecting ballparks... their smells, their special seasons, their moods.

Decades after a person has stopped collecting bubble gum cards, he can still discover himself collecting ballparks... their smells, their special seasons, their moods.



Baseball means Spring's Here. Football means Winter's Coming.

Baseball means Spring's Here. Football means Winter's Coming.



Any person claiming to be a baseball fan who does not also claim to have invented the quickest, simplest and most complete method of keeping score probably is a fraud.

Any person claiming to be a baseball fan who does not also claim to have invented the quickest, simplest and most complete method of keeping score probably is a fraud.



I may be the only golfer never to have broken a single putter, if you don't count the one I twisted into a loop and threw into a bush.

I may be the only golfer never to have broken a single putter, if you don't count the one I twisted into a loop and threw into a bush.



Baseball is religion without the mischief.

Baseball is religion without the mischief.



Football is played best full of adrenaline and anger. Moderation seldom finds a place. Almost every act of baseball is a blending of effort and control; too much of either is fatal.

Football is played best full of adrenaline and anger. Moderation seldom finds a place. Almost every act of baseball is a blending of effort and control; too much of either is fatal.





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I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for the day.

I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for the day.



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I ask Thee for a thankful love, Through constant watching wise, To meet the glad with joyful smiles, And to wipe the weeping eyes, And a heart at leisure from itself, To soothe and sympathize.

I ask Thee for a thankful love, Through constant watching wise, To meet the glad with joyful smiles, And to wipe the weeping eyes, And a heart at leisure from itself, To soothe and sympathize.



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Cars are not a suit of clothes; cars are an avatar. Cars are an expansion of yourself: they take your thoughts, your ideas, your emotions, and they multiply it.



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It is the mission of the press to disseminate intellect and at the same time destroy receptivity to it.



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