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BART: a Life of A. Bartlett Giamatti

Radio spot Sunday May 5, Detroit. Major points: the man loved bseball, loved it in the same way he loved Renaissance epic poetry, perhaps same part of his brain & heart. One great irony is that he will be known more for his life in baseball, president of National League then Commissioner, than his life in academe & his academic books. His essay The Green Fields of the Mind will remain as a classic. "It breaks your heart because it was meant to..."
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