"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
Watching the pitching and hitting on game day, my hair damp underneath my cap, I hear the melody of bats. Baseballs travel through space, full of voice. Full of ghosts and sense-sound fantasy. For a moment, a homer hangs in the air, then sails past the old-timers. Past the rookies. The stadium can barely contain their youth.