Mudville


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Mudville

no joy here when Casey struck out. [Am. Sports Lit.: “Casey at the Bat” in Turlin, 642]
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It didn't look good for the Mudville nine," Graves said.
The outlook wasn't brilliant for the Mudville nine that day: (1)
The imaginary baseball hero Casey struck out and failed to save the Mudville side from turning the game around in the final inning.
4 percent in July 2013 seems to have stirred considerable joy in Mudville.
He found a good fit in his coauthor, Gordon McAlpine, his neighbor and the critically well-regarded author of the novels Joy in Mudville and The Persistence of Memory.
To borrow a line from Casey at the Bat, there is no joy in Mudville.
Of course, not all is bliss in Mudville now that the mighty Stephen has finally clubbed his elusive home run.
In Morse's version of the poem, the home of the Mudville Nine baseball team is the inner city rather than the stadium, a setting that, while recuperating Casey for the twenty-first century, eschews any kind of national situatedness.
As for current projects, Trevor and I--he's the sole offspring who seems to share this passion with his dad--are working on a Washington Nationals jersey, since his little brother, Jesse Nathaniel, is named after that team; a Mudville Nine shirt, inspired as much by a sports-themed cafe we visited in Disney World as the famous poem; and a Kansas City hockey jersey (K.
In short, they struck out, and there is no joy in Mudville.
Mudville - Iris Nova "They are from NewYork and they are a sort of odd electro torch-jazz band with a brilliant female singer.
Normally there is no joy in Mudville if Congress, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), or the inspector general (IG) has directed or is doing the assessment.