Baseball forensics: Did Vladimir Nabokov work an actual baseball headline into his novel ‘Pale Fire’?

February 19, 2011

That’s the question posed by “The Fabulous Forum: The who, what, where, when, why — and why not — of L.A. sports,” from The Los Angeles Times.

The lines in question:

A curio: Red Sox Beat Yanks 5-4

On Chapman’s Homer, thumbtacked to the door

Blogger Brian Croning goes on to opine on just what that means and if, in fact, it’s actually baseball-related.

Croning also hosts the Sports Legends Revelaed blog, which examined these baseball items.

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