A. Bartlett Giamatti — American Educator born on April 04, 1938, died on September 01, 1989

Angelo Bartlett "Bart" Giamatti was an American professor of English Renaissance literature, the president of Yale University, and the seventh Commissioner of Major League Baseball. Giamatti negotiated the agreement terminating the Pete Rose betting scandal by permitting Rose to voluntarily withdraw from the sport to avoid further punishment... (wikipedia)

For me, baseball is the most nourishing game outside of literature. They both are re-tellings of human experience.
I'm the world's expert on sterotypes held by academics about athletes and held by athletes about academics. To me, both of them are caricatures.
All I ever wanted to be was president of the American League.
A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.