Great Sportswriting

This is not going to be a rant or a complaint about how the news business has changed and eliminated the opportunity for great sportswriting in today's 24/7, be the FIRST to “post it/Twitter it/announce it” news cycle.

I just recalled an old baseball story that I'd seen in a book, and then found the archive version on the New York Times website.

It's just a fun read, and makes you wonder what media consumers today would think if they clicked on this for a live game story.

Enjoy … Yankees Toss Game Away in Thirteenth