- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Normally I wouldn’t mention this, but I was surprised to see that the winning pitcher in a Pennsylvania high school state championship game was Dylan “Trotsky” Borawski.
Reminds me of a fun novel I read once, The Dixie Association, about the Arkansas Reds. Also the fact that Fidel Castro was a pretty good hurler in his day.