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  • Fred shared from Five Seasons: A Baseball Companion by Roger Angell
    This kind of belonging brooks no alternatives. “When I’m listening to a game, there is nothing that annoys me as much as somebody who clearly doesn’t care coming up to me and smiling and saying ‘How’s it going?’” Don says, “How’s it going! Why, don’t they understand that for a real fan it’s always a matter of suffering and ecstasy? What we’re involved with here is exaltation!”
    Note: The life of a true sport fanatic.
  • Fred shared from Five Seasons: A Baseball Companion by Roger Angell
    The other true first, for me and perhaps for everyone there, was the moment in the eighth inning when Yankee catcher Thurman Munson and third baseman Graig Nettles, converging on a bunt by Jorge Orta, made simultaneous bare-handed grabs at the ball and came up holding hands.
    Note: What a mental picture.
  • Fred shared from Five Seasons: A Baseball Companion by Roger Angell
    IT WEIGHS JUST OVER five ounces and measures between 2.86 and 2.94 inches in diameter. It is made of a composition-cork nucleus encased in two thin layers of rubber, one black and one red, surrounded by 121 yards of tightly wrapped blue-gray wool yarn, 45 yards of white wool yarn, 53 more yards of blue-gray wool yarn, 150 yards of fine cotton yarn, a coat of rubber cement, and a cowhide (formerly horsehide) exterior, which is held together with 216 slightly raised red cotton stitches.
    Note: February 18, 2016. Pitchers and catchers report. 12 days to Spring Training.
  • Fred shared from Johnson's Life of London: The People Who Made the City that Made the World by Boris Johnson
    Note: An informative & entertaining read about a truly great city.
  • Fred shared from Johnson's Life of London: The People Who Made the City that Made the World by Boris Johnson
    He was the one who supplied the riffs that made the hordes of teenage girls begin to moan like maenads,
    Note: Talking about Keith Richards.
(Kernersville, NC United States)
Fred Lugar