Re: Phil Ervin
Originally Posted by dougdirt
Drew Stubbs wasn't the right pick, but he wasn't the wrong pick.
This is useful distinction. You can still build a ball club without making the right picks. But you're doomed if you make too many wrong ones.
Henry James: Excellence doesn't require perfection.
The widow is gathering nettles for her children's dinner; a perfumed seigneur, delicately lounging in the Oeil de Boeuf, hath an alchemy whereby he will extract the third nettle and call it rent. ~ Carlyle