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Baseball Heaven

September 29, 2011 | by Nathaniel Popkin

 

A reason to be thankful we’re still a city that values things like newsstands. Go now and pick up this week’s Sports Illustrated. Gary Smith’s feature on Cliff Lee and Philadelphia is red blush pitch perfect urban infatuation–the best piece of sauntering since Christopher Morley’s column in the Bulletin.

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Nathaniel Popkin Nathaniel Popkin is co-founder of the Hidden City Daily and author of three books of non-fiction, including Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City (with Peter Woodall and Joseph E.B. Elliott) and two novels, Everything is Borrowed and Lion and Leopard. He is co-editor of Who Will Speak for America, an anthology forthcoming in June 2018, and the senior writer of the film documentary "Philadelphia: The Great Experiment."

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