Relishing the Hot Dog
Former big-league pitcher Dirk Hayhurst tears apart baseball’s unwritten rules.
12:05 PM, Jun 6, 2014 • By LEE SMITH
Hayhurst is right. What makes kids want to be ball players, from childhood to the grave, isn’t some arbitrary and contradictory set of rules to be enforced lest one’s manhood suffer some unconscionable indignity. Baseball is supposed to be fun and thanks to players from Ruth to Griffey, and Puig to my late friend the catcher it is. And so—Goodnight, Irene!
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