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John Thorn Quotes

Although the world proved not yet ready for the brotherhood of baseball, that would be only a matter of time, baseball magnates believed.
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The caliber of play suffered and attendance declined year by year. Interest in college football was exploding, and there was this new game called basketball.

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This illuminates not only fans' interest in major league teams but also the minors and even Little League.

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Do we settle on a regional team because we can go to its ballpark and see its games on television? Or do we choose a team as our favorite because it has an especially appealing player, a Barry Bonds or an Ichiro?

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Just because I am increasingly bored by sabermetric arcana doesn't mean anyone else has to be; it remains good for people who like that sort of thing.

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Keep score, which is what the Talmud recognizes as a distinction between work and play that renders a game unfit for the Sabbath.

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It says, I think, that at root that we're children, or we'd like to be. And the best of us each keep as much of that childhood with us as we grow into adulthood, as we can muster ... And even after we're past the point of being able to play the game with any skill, if we love it, then it's like Peter Pan - we remain boys forever, we don't die.

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