Spring training – baseball is back. My mother was an avid fan of the Phillies and when they won the series in 2008, she knew she could die happy. I never caught the bug. I enjoyed reading about baseball and its true heroes (before they began to crumble), more than watching.
Rereading John Updike’s classic essay Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu is a good way to start a new season…I will always associate Ted Williams with Updike’s line…”Gods do not answer letters.”