- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.