Monday, October 24, 2022

Newsletter Excerpt, October 24, 2022 -- "Heroes"


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"So when Bryce Harper walks to the plate in the bottom of the eighth, his team down a run, a baserunner on first base, the pennant on the line, it’s an opportunity. Not for Harper, but for us. Sure, it’s a fun story when Trent Grisham or Jean Segura emerges as the bold-faced name for a day or a week, and baseball has a long history of those as well. October makes heroes."