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Playing With the Prose
September 27, 2004
A quick trip through some of the best writing from 50 years of SI--in 60 words or less
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September 27, 2004

Playing With The Prose

A quick trip through some of the best writing from 50 years of SI--in 60 words or less

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"... [ Willie Mays] seems to inspect the pitcher as if he were a harmless but puzzling object recently deposited on the mound by the groundskeeper."

GEORGE PLIMPTON

Dream of Glory on the Mound / April 10, 1961

"He carried remorse with him as a man might carry a baboon on his shoulder. Remorse is a splendid name for a racehorse but it is a poor lifetime companion for a man."

ERNEST HEMINGWAY

African Journal, Part III: Imperiled Flanks / January 10, 1972

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