What’s that cover image? It is the St. Leonard’s Women’s Lacross Team, 1890. Why is it here? Two reasons. First, it is a cool image and lacrosse is Ivy. Four Ivy League schools in the final eight for national title this year. Second, got my butt beat doing a boxing training with a female trainer today, and wanted to recognize strong women who can beat me up in all times and places.
A few quick things while I am shoring up the piece for tomorrow.
First, the subscription idea was ONLY for the newsletter, NEVER for the site. The site will always be free to access. If the newsletter thing bothers you, don’t buy it. I mean, I hope you do, but don’t let it get whatever your Ivy undergarments are in a twist.
Second, I am working on a piece about why Timex gets a pass from all of us here and Brooks doesn’t. I think I understand, it is that Timex still offers the classics (do they though??? – everything is out of stock, but that could be supply chain). Still, if you want to talk about a brand that is all over the place, consider:
Once you get over the diverging in a wood that Timex did there, take a look at:
Chris the soon to be featured here writer suggested two other baseball writers to me, you may want to check them out as well. The first is Tom Boswell, now retired, and Red Smith. Chris also gave me this quote from Smith:
“Baseball is only dull to small minds.”
Gotta say, I agree.
Finally, if you are through the playlists and posts from Mr. Boyer on music and want to better understand the correlation between jazz and Take Ivy particularly, our own Tarik wrote a brilliant piece on the subject (that he should have submitted here). Click on the photo.