The Shape of Dreams Half-Remembered

“Look, you want to know the truth? I don’t really care about the status, or the Cup or the trophy or anything like that. . . In fact, even the games aren’t that important to me. Not really. What matters to me is the perfect throw, okay, making the perfect catch. . .When you can feel the perfection of creation. The beauty of physics. The wonder of mathematics, you know, the… Elation, of action and reaction. And that is the kind of perfection that I want to be connected to.” Samuel Anders, Battlestar Galatica

This ode to the purity of sport is the only way to explain what happened in the bottom of the tenth inning Tuesday night in Arizona.

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