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George KGeorge K Super ModeratorPosts: 10,208 Senior Member
edited February 8 in The Lodge #1

For Roger Kahn, author of the baseball classic "The Boys of Summer".

"Roger Kahn, whose 1972 book about the Brooklyn Dodgers of the early 1950s, “The Boys of Summer,” melded reportage, sentiment and sociology in a way that stamped baseball as a subject fit for serious writers and serious readers, died on Thursday in Mamaroneck, N.Y. He was 92..."

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/07/obituaries/roger-kahn-who-lifted-sportswriting-with-boys-of-summer-dies-at-92.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Obituaries

https://apnews.com/070eed808af659d7ec09485825b8293d

Even if you are not a baseball fan, the two books you should read are"Boys of Summer", and George Wills' "Men At Work".

Keep your stinkin' government hands off my Medicare.

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