Wednesday, 2 June 2010

the natural

I love the movie; I am reading the book. Thirty-four-year-old Roy Hobbs has finally got his chance to play major league baseball. The veteran manager looks him up and down and asks what the hell he's doing there. Roy says that the scout had the authority to sign him. The manager replies:
That's right, that's what I said, but who needs a fielder old enough to be my son?

2 comments:

simon said...

Is it that the coach is in fact his MOTHER?

(Am I playing this right?)

Robert Hudson said...

You are playing this perfectly, darling. As always.