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Baseball, beats, and Bernie Williams

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Today's New York Times has an interesting article on pro ballplayers who were/are also pro musicplayers.   Musicians, we mean.  Musicplayers are what, like music boxes? Anyway, it's prompted by a new book by former Yankee center fielder, and smooth jazz guitarist, Bernie Williams. We give this article bonus points for siting our favorite baseball/music crossover of all time: "The Marx Brothers, in  “A Night at the Opera,” produced perhaps the greatest intersection of baseball and music: the overture to Verdi’s “Trovatore” slides into “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” at measure 35, inspiring Chico and Harpo to leap up in...

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