Circumstantial flummery from a would-be spoonbean hustler.

Never trust anyone with a puritan for a hero.

Many a writer has said that I was “unfair.” Well, that’s not my understanding of the word. When my toes were stepped on, I stepped right back.

—Ty Cobb

I’ve made this argument to people before, but here again for the record, let’s revisit how Al Stump was low-life, rotten, hack.