Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Newsletter Excerpt, January 4, 2022 -- "Books to Revive"

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"Over New Year’s weekend, though, I finally opened the book. I was ready for it, and it delivered. Perhaps because of the two months spent thinking mostly about hoops and pop charts, the Handbook held more surprises for me than it usually did. Just one National League team hit .250! The Royals spent four weeks in first place! Javier Baez struck out how many times?!?"