weekly photo challenge: symbol

baseball…a slow game symbolizing long summer days is defined by journalist Roger Angell as an ageless sport in which “time is seamless and invisible, a bubble within each player moves at exactly the same pace and rhythm as their predecessors.”*

batter at the ready
batter at the ready

Inspired by Jen’s photo challenge: Symbol

*cited:

“Where have you gone William Bendix?: Baseball as a Symbol of American Values in World War II”

http://www.jstor.org/

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11 thoughts on “weekly photo challenge: symbol

    1. while living in Australia, I watched cricket games…yet couldn’t ever figure out what was going on…rugby on the other hand…super game! 🙂

      1. Yes it’s a lot livelier tha cricket that’s for sure! Crickets more of a slow burn – or something to watch when hung over and the mental faculties aren’t as sharp 🙂

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