Dennis Martinez and French Perfection

Much like you, I slogged through this day encumbered by the grim assumption that, once again, I would not see the final outs of Dennis Martinez’s 1991 perfect game broadcast in French. Thankfully and mercifully, I was wrong:

The Constitution teaches us that Jesus spoke American and killed the dinosaurs. But French is okay, too.

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Ken Arneson

You have inspired me to look up the various terms for baseball in Swedish. They borrow a ton of the words from English, but a few of them are native. My favorite: slagmansruta (batter’s box).