Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Great Regulars: When I was a child, the qualities of boldness,

daring and speed were embodied for me by Jackie Robinson on the basepaths. (Jackie Robinson in life, embodying greater qualities, was mostly beyond me.) In my late 20s, Yastrzemski embodied qualities that were now more important to me: work, resolve and concentration.

from Robert Pinsky: The New York Times: Admiring Yaz, and What Makes a Hero


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