Bill Vaughn

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Bill Vaughn’s articles have appeared in Outside, The Men’s Journal, Ski, Salon, Westways, AARP, New West, American Cowboy, Wooden Boat, Rocky Mountain Magazine, Aldus, Seven Days, numerous other publications, and in a dozen anthologies, including The Best American Magazine Writing 2001, Outside 25, and Dog Is My Co-Pilot, a New York Times best-seller. The subjects of his essays and reports have ranged from sports to the paper industry, fashion, Branson, and Provence to celebrities such as Jesse James. His essay about ice skating was nominated for a National Magazine Award. He wrote the libretto for a photography collection from Norton called Hip Hop Hares. He edited and designed The Complete Fisherman’s Catalog, a big-selling title for ...more

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For François the end of western civilization begins quietly. As he approaches a classroom at the Sorbonne where he teaches French literature, three guys in their twenties are blocking the door. There’s nothing menacing about them, and when he asks ...more
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“It is the life-affirming genius of baseball that the short can pummel the tall, the rotund can make fools of the sleek, and no matter how far down you find yourself in the bottom of the ninth you can always pull out a miracle.”
Bill Vaughn, First, a Little Chee-Chee: Then Some Other Weird Sports

“It's the mathematical potential for a single game to last forever, in a suspended world where no clock rules the day, that aligns baseball as much with the dead as the living.”
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“It is the life-affirming genius of baseball that the short can pummel the tall, the rotund can make fools of the sleek, and no matter how far down you find yourself in the bottom of the ninth you can always pull out a miracle.”
Bill Vaughn, First, a Little Chee-Chee: Then Some Other Weird Sports

“It's the mathematical potential for a single game to last forever, in a suspended world where no clock rules the day, that aligns baseball as much with the dead as the living.”
Bill Vaughn




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Bill Vaughn This is the way we die. Middle-aged men with martini bellies shoveling soggy snow off a rink, or charging the net, or sprinting around some steamy track in July, trying to prove something. The bloated heart seizes, the stressed vessel explodes, and suddenly we're pitched into the abyss, face flat against the ice, the clay, the cinders.


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Bill Vaughn It's the mathematical potential for a single baseball game to last forever, in a suspended world where no clock rules the day, that aligns baseball as much with the dead as the living.


message 1: by Bill

Bill Vaughn It's the life-affirming genius of baseball that the short can pummel the tall, the rotund can make fools of the sleek, and no matter how far down you find yourself in the bottom of the ninth you can always pull out a miracle.


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