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Bringing Gusto to the Game
John W. Pinkerton
Many years ago when I was still trying to figure out what the heck I was going to do with my life, I thought I might like to be a sports writer.   Although I felt ill-equipped to write traditional sports columns which, by the way, seemed lacking in imagination and inspiration, I felt I had a better way to inform and entertain the public---a more casual and more interesting way of reporting a ball game.  

Baseball season just began, and I read the Houston Chronicle's report on the first game of the new season.  Just as I remembered---pretty boring. 
Let’s try my version.
After reviewing this piece of dribble, I count myself fortunate not to have had the opportunity to bring “gusto” to the game of baseball.