Third Base Thatcher

A Handbook of Scholastic Morality by "Deacon" Scott

Even as when a cow eats a cocoanut or an elephant does a high dive, it is an event when a ball player writes a book. There are those, to be sure, who view with unworthy suspicion professional athletes in the world of literature. And it is even whispered that a certain prominent heavyweight and an equally prominent golf champion do not actually compose the treatises attributed to them in the public prints. But be these things as they very well...

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