Set to one side that the reason most Americans can sing the words to their national anthem is that for generations, every American attending a professional baseball game has stood to look at the flag while someone sings “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Many Americans think the last words of the national anthem are “Play ball!”
Baseball is about baseball. The NFL and NBA seem to be about more things than I can process—some of them political, some of them personal.
Why I Prefer Baseball
September 29, 2017
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