"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Is Erik Keilholtz a Giants or an A's fan? Can it be the Bay Area's Hammer of Apostasy roots for both? That would be an unthinkable exercise in ecumenism, and I was prepared to urge Erik to offer reparation to the baseball gods at Lefty O'Doul's, except that old Lefty himself played for both the Giants and the Dodgers and managed both the SF Seals and the Oakland Oaks.
More on Lefty O'Doul: An excerpt from an interview Lawrence Ritter did with him in 1963 for The Glory of Their Times * Lefty O'Doul Day at Seals Stadium, 1938 * O'Doul, right, with fan dancer Sally Rand