The Rules Reconsidered: Throwing The Towel – A humorous inquiry into throwing in the towel in baseball–by a sports ignoramus

We were in the fifth inning.  It was cold, what with the wind, and I, intelligent man I liked to esteem myself, suffered from the natural belief that during a Texas day in mid-April a jacket was unnecessary, and I was too prideful to accept the Barry Lewis’ thrice-offered sweater.   The Horned Frogs were up…