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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.



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There is no substitute for excellence. Not even success.



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



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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.



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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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Baseball is to our everyday experience what poetry often is to common speech — a slightly elevated and concentrated form.





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