Yogi Berra's baseball bat and a $17,500 typewriter: a visit to the auction of Philip Roth's estate | Philip Roth | The Guardian
Yogi Berra’s baseball bat and a $17,500 typewriter: a visit to the auction of Philip Roth’s estate The great American novelist died last year – and a huge stash of personal effects went on sale last week.
About 10 years ago, Philip Roth asked his friend Russ Murdock – the longtime caretaker of Roth’s rural Connecticut home and, as he got older, of Roth himself – to carve his headstone. Roth told Murdock,
NEW YORK – To commemorate the 20th anniversary of David Cone’s perfect game, fans at Yankee Stadium will collect a Cone bobblehead – one that evokes the 27th out. It’s Cone, at his knees, ready to throw
Pitcher David Cone of the New York Yankees celebrates with his team mates after pitching the perfect game during the Major League Baseball American League East game against the Montreal Expos on 18 July