Why is it that the fans of the most successful team in
the sport worry the most? George Vecsey ponders that
question in today's New York Times.
Imagine that you are sailing on a leaking, listing old
boat and a cruise ship pulls up along side and takes
you off. Suddenly, you are surrounded by luxury. As
you sail away, you watch from the railing as the boat
you were on sinks even further into the water. Who
would you be? Why Robert Fick, of course. Jerry Green
of the Detroit News profiles the former Tiger who is
now enjoying life with the Braves.
The trouble with being very, very good at the start of
your career is that people come to expect it all the
time. Dontrelle Willis is finding that out in the
second half of the 2003 season, writes Tom D'Angelo of
the Palm Beach Post.
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