Tinker to Evers to Chance

Discussion in 'Free Thoughts' started by sculptor, Oct 29, 2018.

  1. sculptor Valued Senior Member

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    These are the saddest of possible words:
    "Tinker to Evers to Chance."
    Trio of bear cubs, and fleeter than birds,
    Tinker and Evers and Chance.
    Ruthlessly pricking our gonfalon[a] bubble,
    Making a Giant hit into a double
    Words that are heavy with nothing but trouble:
    "Tinker to Evers to Chance."
     
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  3. DaveC426913 Valued Senior Member

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    All that Googling, to find...

    Sportsball???

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  5. sculptor Valued Senior Member

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    ok
    baseball
    it's world series time
    and I really do not know who is playing whom
    what I do know is something of history
    ergo
    world series time brought to mind a 108 year old poem
    (go [bear] cubs)
     
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  7. iceaura Valued Senior Member

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    There was a key double play in the WS game just about when you posted that. I read it as commentary.
     
  8. RainbowSingularity Valued Senior Member

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    this is your opinion ?
    when put as a preface to the poem it gives the poem a sense of pomposity that is like someone deliberately burning your toast.
    though what is often times missed
    amidst amidst thats missed
    cadence of note to carry or float
    the sense of the cultural note
    wrote

    (i crashed the end of the poem to make a theatrical point)
    poetry as such 100 years ago, would be delivered as entertainment as a thing of personal attainment AS the entertainment.
    historical anotation to align its virtue of modern volition is invasively contemptuos.
     
  9. sculptor Valued Senior Member

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    No
    The guy who wrote the poem, Franklin Pierce Adams, though born in Chicago, was, it would seem, a N.Y.Giants fan.
     
  10. Gawdzilla Sama Valued Senior Member

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    "Tinker to Evers to Chance" was a double play routine, two men out with one ball hit.
     

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