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A month of rereadings: ‘Pafko at the Wall’

Tweet• As soon as I Tweeted today about Bobby Thomson’s famous homerun, a friend messaged me about one of the famous stories that stemmed from that 1951 playoff game and one of the greatest moments in American sports history. Had I read it?
He was referring to the opening of Don DeLillo’s novel “Underworld.” Initially this chapter, [...]