Favored first prodigies, creation’s darlings,
mountain ranges, peaks, dawn-red ridges
of all genesis, — pollen of a flowering godhead,
links of light, corridors, stairs, thrones,
spaces of being, shields of rapture, torrents
of unchecked feeling and then suddenly, singly
mirrors: scooping their outstreamed beauty
back into their peerless faces.
-Rainer Maria Rilke, from the Second Elegy
(translated by Edward Snow)
List from Score’s Baseball’s Hottest Rookies 1989-1990 Book & Card Set.
Words via Google search (“__________ is”).
Selected images chosen from the name’s GIS results.
Jim Abbott is NOT a newt.
Kent Anderson Is A Powerful Narrative Of Uncomfortable Circumstances.
Eric Anthony is no longer eating dairy.
kevin appier is from krypton.
Brad Arnsberg is probably thinking about the meaning of life right now.
Billy Bates is out of control and crashes into city hall.
“Joey” [Albert] Belle
Joey Belle is a pretty amazing guy when you think about it.
Andy Benes is and was a fucking pimp.
Geronimo Berroa is surprised.
Lance Blankenship is on Facebook.
Jeff Brantley is a five tool idiot!
Greg Briley is the reason i’m wearing this rubber jacket.
Kevin Brown is the president of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises®.
Mike Brumley is hitting .213.
Cris Carpenter is one of baseball’s best pitchers.
Mark Carreon is the fourth New York Mets player in the last three years to be admitted to the Smithers Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment.
Dennis Cook is close to my heart with the number of lessons he’s livened up.
Scott Coolbaugh is another good one.
Milt Cuyler is not strictly equal to Thom Yorke.
Jack Daugherty is mistaken for the man who stole gold from a mine but is actually the mine owner.
Jose DeJesus is a 40 year old competitive bodybuilder from Orlando.
Luis de los Santos
Luis De Los Santos is so shy that he can’t even sell some cookies for a fundraiser.
Mike Devereaux is stroking a homer.
Junior Felix is headed your way.
Steve Finley is most incredible looking senior citizen on the planet.
Mark Gardner is inspired by african and oceanic art.
Bob Geren is not a fan of ‘afros’.
Joe Girardi is tired of the posturing.
German Gonzalez is using Google+.
Tom Gordon is a good title because sports fans automatically think it will be about sports.
“Goose” [Mauro] Gozzo
Mauro Gozzo is more likely to be depressed during these times.
Ken Griffey Jr.
Ken Griffey Jr. is my least favorite athlete of all time.
Marquis Grissom is a gamer.