Your essay on rain delays (SCORECARD, June 29) says that football, unlike other sports, "welcomes a battle with the elements as just another test of manhood." The exception is the Super Bowl, which is played only in warm-weather locations or domes. I would love to see the NFL rotate the game among all its teams' cities and see Super Bowls played in the elements.
Zeke Reece, Boonville, N.C.
Your story referenced the movie Bull Durham with the line, "Crash Davis himself once said, 'Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains.'" That quote came from Ebby Calvin (Nuke) LaLoosh in his first interview after being called up to the Show. If Crash were writing to you, I think he'd say, "You're gonna have to learn your movie quotes. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends."
Will Britt, Columbia, S.C.
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