Ernest Thayer

Bill Knight - June 13
11:27 am
Wed June 12, 2013

A Different Take on "Casey at the Bat"

Bill Knight

This month – the 125th anniversary of the publication of Ernest Thayer’s poem “Casey at the Bat” in the San Francisco Examiner, and mere weeks after the Cubs “swept” the White Sox in interleague play – is a perfect time to recall Garrison Keillor’s alternate perspective, first produced for “A Prairie Home Companion” in 1994: “Casey at the Bat (Road Game)” –

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