“Their players, dispersing now toward their families and golf courses and hunting pastures, will be bad company for the next few weeks. This took away their pride, and they won’t recover it until they can bat and throw again in March and April, and resume the chancy, everyday winning and losing that comes with their trade.” — Roger Angell. If there’s a finer scribe on the beautiful game, I’m not familiar.
“Downey’s character is a little bit like me during my darker, more defensive moments in the early to mid ’90s when I was recently divorced and struggling in a highly competitive Hollywood freelance realm and routinely getting blown off and lied to and told “no” and “sorry, pal” and “eff you” and dealing with all kinds of political pressure from film-industry bigwigs as well as my own editors and dealing with a vodka-and-lemonade problem on top of all that.” —
Vodka (+ ICED TEA) lemonades 4LIFE.