Tuesday, January 27, 2009

John Updike and Baseball



John Updike didn't quite make it to see another spring training, which starts in a few weeks when pitchers and catchers begin limbering up in Arizona and Florida. Updike died Tuesday. Though Updike wasn't known for writing about sports, his 1960 piece for The New Yorker on Ted Williams' final game is considered a classic. Take a look, and I think you'll agree:



1 comment:

  1. Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu. Just happens to be a new "kid" this time. He will be missed.

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