Get Me Over

They may have known success, but they learned not to trust it, because failure haunts their kind. The precariousness of their chosen discipline shines a light back on our own lives: no matter how good things look, we’re all just hanging on by a thread. No matter how in command, no matter how good the stuff, the truth is that we are on defense the entire time, and we will eventually be reminded as much.

“Get Me Over,” on pitchers and the people who love them, for The Classical

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