Ups and Downs in the Big Leagues
A Damn Yankee and a voyaging Bengal "You get out there on that grass and it comes down to two people - a pitcher and a man with a bat in his hands - and there don't nothing else matter." The words of Stud Cantrell, a character in Paul Hemphill's book, Long Gone, sum up the essence not just of baseball but of all sport - of the simple confrontation, the challenge offered and accepted. These are the stories of two Dartmouth athletes, both of the class of 1976, who pursued that essence beyond graduation - one in baseball, the other in football.
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