In Other Words/Baseball's Sad Lexicon

 
 

Baseball’s Sad Lexicon

 

These are the saddest of possible words:    “Tinker to Evers to Chance.” Trio of bear cubs, and fleeter than birds,    Tinker and Evers and Chance. Ruthlessly pricking our gonfalon bubble, Making a Giant hit into a double— Words that are heavy with nothing but trouble:    “Tinker to Evers to Chance.”