"It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and leaves you to face fall alone. You count on it, rely on it to buffer the passage of time, to keep the memory of high skies alive, and then just when the days are all twilight, when you need it most, it goes...And summer is gone."
A. Bartlett Giamatti
The Green Fields of the Mind
OK. I got all verklempt over that one. Well done, Mariners.
"How good was Stan Musial? He was good enough to take your breath away." -Vin Scully.
I agree, this one is just flat out classy!