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Monthly Archives: July 2007

July 2, 2007: Mechanical Failure (My throwing arm)

“The other day in a game against the Yankees, Shannon Stewart of the Oakland A’s made a weak throw from left field, allowing a run to score and a runner on second base to move to third. The game’s broadcasters mentioned that Stewart’s shoulder is injured, and has been “for years.” How, one might think, could a guy still be playing with such a weakness and why hasn’t he done anything about it? Well, I don’t know about Stewart’s arm, but I know about mine…”