Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Bobby Thomson Dies at 86; Hit Epic Home Run

The NY Times Obit for Bobby Thomson by Richard Goldstein - so well done. All those names we older baseball fans remember from the past....

Red Smith: “Now it is done,” Red Smith wrote in The New York Herald Tribune. “Now the story ends. And there is no way to tell it. The art of fiction is dead. Reality has strangled invention. Only the utterly impossible, the inexpressibly fantastic, can ever be plausible again.”

 
I met Thomson and Ralph Branca at a charity event 10 years ago or so. I have a picture somewhere. Will try to find

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