on Casey range from the obvious "That's pipe, isn't
it?" to the more enthusiastic "Look at that power.
The stance is just right for a mighty follow-through
Oh! somewhere in this favored land the sun
is shining bright,
The band is playing somewhere, and some-
where hearts are light;
And somewhere men are laughing, and
somewhere children shout,
But there is no joy in Mudville--mighty
Casey has struck out.
Ernest Lawrence Thayer