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April 15, 2007

Worth reading

The New York Times has an article in the sports section called "The Short and Happy Career of Ron Wright," a baseball player who played in one major-league game five years ago:

Five years ago, in an otherwise forgettable baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers, a 26-year-old rookie named Ron Wright struck out, hit into a double play and hit into a triple play.

“Best day of my professional life,” Wright said.
There aren't a heck of a lot of feel-good stories about ballplayers these days. This is one.