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You want the book to be special, and they are not always going to be special, but at least you want that to be the…
Why pay $20 million to Harrison Ford? I don’t even understand that. They think they have to do it… If someone puts a price on…
There has been this – and it’s reflected in the broadcasts – this moronic use of statistics. Which has suggested to everyone who is intelligent…
There are several insights at the heart of the A’s system that I think are wonderful for baseball. One, that it’s a team game. That…
The Oakland clubhouse is a wonderful place. A lot of these guys feel like rejects. They were rejects and they feel – they can tell…
The Red Sox are a curious thing because so much here is media driven. You can’t go fire half your scouts here because they are…
People who think they know what they are talking about when they talk about baseball include the announcers and all of the sports press –…
If you had to point to one thing that made it less likely that the Red Sox would win the World Series, I would say…
The sports world is an echo chamber. All it takes is one quote from a general manager and a thousand sports columns bloom.
Book tours are almost designed to beat out of an author any affection he has for his book.
Baseball is this intense subculture that actually doesn’t speak very much for the larger culture.
The Red Sox are the local scapegoats. It’s hard enough to play baseball without being the local scapegoat too.
In Japan, mothers insist on achievement and accomplishment as a sign of love and respect. Thus to fail places children in a highly shamed situation.
The sentimentality of baseball is very deeply rooted in the American baseball fan. It is the one sport that is transmitted from fathers to sons.
My judgement is not good when I am on a book tour. I am not thinking about it that much. What happens is I will…
I don’t think there is a national pasttime. Watching TV is a national pasttime. Really. If there is a national pasttime, it is watching TV.
I think that fans are always looking for someone to blame. Wouldn’t it be nice if they looked in the mirror?
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