The Public Interest

The romantic fallacy in baseball—a reply

George F. Will

Fall 1990

I AM forty-nine. The Public lnterest is twenty-five. We who have sat, as it were, at this journal’s feet for virtually all of our adult lives have taken to heart its essential wisdom, which is: There are limits. To everything. There certainly are limits to what an author can do to protect his subject from a reader determined to get it wrong.

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