Ten Spring Training Photos on the Night of a Full Moon

Ten great photos…Will run more on Wednesday.. tr.sullivan@mlb.com

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O Captain! my Captain! rise up and hear the bells;

 

Rise up–for you the flag is flung–for you the bugle trills;

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For you bouquets and ribbon’d wreaths–for you the shores a-crowding;

 

For you they call, the swaying mass, their eager faces turning;

Walt Whitman….Leaves of Grass


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Photo  by Kacie Miller

Everybody’s talking at me

I don’t hear a word they’re saying

Only the echoes of my mind

People stopping, staring

I can’t see their faces

Only the shadows of their eyes

Everybody’s Talkin’ … Theme from Midnight Cowboy by Fred Neil

 


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Photo by Rachel Gambrell

In the time of your life, live – so that in that wondrous time you shall not add to the misery and sorrow of the world, but shall smile to the infinite variety and mystery of it.”

William Saroyan…The Time of Your Life

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Photo by Rusty Davis

The wisest were just the poor and simple people. They knew the war to be a misfortune, whereas those who were better off, and should have been able to see more clearly what the consequences would be, were beside themselves with joy.

Erich Maria Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front

 

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Photo  by Matthew Woods

We wander, question. But the answer waits in each separate heart – the answer of our own identity and the way by which we can master loneliness and feel that at last we belong.”

Carson McCullers…the Heart is a Lonely Hunter


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Photo by Rachel Gambrell

I too shall lie in the dust when I am dead, but now let me win noble renown

Homer…the Iliad


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Andy Antillon

Yes we’ll smile again…but we will never be young again

Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan



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Photo by Rachel Gambrill

Gaily dedight, a gallant knight, in sunshine and shadow, had journeyed long, singing a song, in search of El Dorado…

El Dorado…Edgar Allan Poe


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Ricky Antillon

Hey, Buttermaker! Maybe next spring you’ll teach me how to hit.

Amanda Whurlizter..the Bad News Bears

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Pain make man think. Thought make man wise. Wisdom make life endurable.
John Patrick….Teahouse of the August Moon

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