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Baseball…and Other Romantic Life Lessons
In BASEBALL…AND OTHER ROMANTIC LIFE LESSONS, author and retired Chicago journalist John Theodore weaves fantasy and fact in a reflective and historical collection of essays, columns and short stories.
From Slaying The Mick:
“Suddenly he fell away from the plate and started to gag. Hunched over, he let out bellowing heaves, followed by a barrage of cuss words, loud enough for all to hear. And when a new blast of wretched air swept across the park, he staggered at home plate, dazed, like a boxer facing a TKO. There he was, The Mick, baseball royalty, on his knees, felled by the sudden stink of the Stock Yards, vomiting in his Yankees hat, in the “City of the Big Shoulders, HOG Butcher for the World.” Two teammates helped him to his feet and led him slowly to the Yankee dugout.”