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Casey at the Bat Celebrates 130 Years
The poem "Casey at the Bat", is celebrating its 130th year in 2017, but the story behind the poem is political, sort of.  Ernest L. Thayer, the author of the poem,  was an editor of the Harvard Lampoon while he attended Harvard College along with William Randolph Hearst. Hearst’s father wa…
Randy’s ‘I Trust You’ll Treat Her Well’
For the last 20 years, Randy McCoy has read a poem on the air all about a little girl going to school for the very first time.
The poem, 'I Trust You'll Treat Her Well', by Dan Valentine from the book "American Essays: Sentimental Classics Designed to Make the Heart Sing&q…