last night while playing pool i was trying to explain to a very nice man who pete rose was
i said, the hardest thing to do in sport is to hit a round ball with a round bat
being hurled at you a mere 60 feet away and safely get on first base.
of all the people in the world who played pro sports, pete rose had more hits than anyone.
if i knew last night that today was bob dylan’s birthday i would have added
and bob dylan is pete rose, michael jordan, walter payton, pele, and wayne gretzky
in a funny hat
and a raspy voice
strumming a guitar, while playing the harmonica
reciting some of the most fluid and beautiful poetry
to some of the most timeless music we’ve ever heard since recordings began.
here’s 72 shining examples of that