Wow. I was going to write about Ernie Harwell...I never really listened to him, but of course he was much beloved in Detroit...I was going to write about Vin Scully, and Jon Miller, and Hank Greenwald, and Don Drysdale, and Lon Simmons, and Bill King, and how great they all are or were, and how much I've enjoyed listening to them (Drysdale obviously as a broadcaster, not as a player; as a player, I hate him).
But I just checked tonight's scoreboard (we were out to dinner and then watched a movie, so I missed most of the baseball tonight, except for alas the bottom of the 9th in New York (Giants lose))...anyway, I just looked, and I saw that Jamie Moyer, the last player remaining who is older than me, threw a two-hit shutout tonight. As I said, Wow.
For all of us of a certain age, this is very good news indeed. We are, it seems, still young enough. Thanks, Jamie Moyer, and please: keep up the great work for a few more years, if at all possible.