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No, this isn’t something I drew in 5th grade art class …

Posted by: Sam Borden - Posted in Misc on May 18, 2009 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

… though I certainly wish it was. It’s just one of the most famous baseball paintings of all time. Since the museum discussion is going so well – thanks for contributing, everyone – I thought I’d give us something baseball-related to ponder.

The great Norman Rockwell tried to capture the Chicago Cubs on May 23, 1948, during an ugly afternoon in Boston when they played a doubleheader against the Braves. Pretty excellent, no? We can only assume that Angel Berroa, who was no doubt a veteran presence on that ’48 team, is sitting just out of the frame.

In other news, I just went for a run and it’s ridiculously cloudy here at my palatial estate – which looks sort of like this – in Connecticut. Forecast for tonight in the Bronx is only a 20 % chance of rain but cooler temps in the 50′s. Also, since I forgot to mention it before, feel free to email me this week – or anytime, really – at sborden@lohud.com. Back with more from the Stadium later on.

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