Paul Beston’s essay is interesting. I lived in the New York area for two and a half years, and loved listening to the Yankees on the radio, particularly in the last year with their wonderful new broadcast team of John Stirling and Charlie Stiner. Stirling said something interesting about the difference between the Yankees and other teams.
It’s not just money or markets, he said. Chicago, as he pointed out, is every bit as vital and powerful a commercial marketplace as New York. And the last time any Chicago team made a run at a national championship was 1959, when the White Sox met the Dodgers. “Forty years without a national championship,” Stirling said, “is not just a matter of money. That’s bad management.”p>And I have to agree. br> — Lawrence Henry br> North Andover, MA /p> p> I loved Paul Beston’s piece on baseball. He offers a deep understanding of baseball and its fans, as well as the humorous side of baseball loyalty. I enjoyed reading his article and hope there are more like it in the future. br> —
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?