Remembering the past serves D.C. fans well

Updated: April 16, 2005, 2:08 PM ET
By Tom Friend | ESPN The Magazine

Dear Frank,

I saw you in left field last night, after Bush ran the count to 1-and-0.

Wow. Hadn't seen you in 34 years, Frank. My, how time doesn't fly.

Can you believe it took this long to get baseball back? The last time I saw you, there was no designated hitter, no Toronto Blue Jays, no Steinbrenner, no Baseball Tonight, no steroids. Back then, the only Bonds was Bobby, and the only asterisk was Roger Maris'. The World Series was a day game, and ...

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