What are mine? What draws my admiration? What is that
which gives me joy? Guest: Dames!
Guest 2: Music! Opera!
Booze! Baseball! (guests laugh and applaud) A man… A man stands alone at a plate. This is the time for what?
(guests murmur responses) For individual achievement. (guests murmur agreements) There he stands alone. But in the field, what? Part of a team. Teamwork. Teamwork.
Guests: Teamwork. Looks, throws, catches, hustles.
Part of one big team. (guests murmur agreements) Bats himself the livelong day,
babe ruth, ty cobb and so on. (chuckling) If his team don’t field, What is he? Nothing.
Guests: Nothing. You follow me?
(guests murmur agreements) No one. Sunny day, the stands
are full of fans. What does he have to say? I’m going out there
for myself. But… I get nowhere Unless the team wins. Team!
Team. (thud, fork drops) Guest:
Jesus christ! (shocking, suspenseful