Tom Degan: Of the over 20,000 men who proudly – gallantly – served in the Montford Point Marines, less than 500 of them survive on Independence Day 2012.
hen it comes to interpreting baseball’s place in America’s history George Will has no peer. Consider Will’s words as spoken in Ken Burns’ 1994 videography, “Baseball”: “Baseball suits the character of this democratic nation. Democracy is government by persuasion. That means it requires patience. That means it involves a lot of compromise. Democracy is the […]