Nice read. Column from Chip: Birthday milestone — 50! — is good time for reflection and AARP wish list

BleedGopher

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Love how Chip finished this column:

There are two wishes for my AARP chapter of sportswriting. I miss being inside locker rooms and having face-to-face conversations that unearth stories that don't happen as organically on Zoom or press conference settings.

I once sat with Twins catcher Mitch Garver in an equipment room for an hour discussing the science of hitting. I learned more about hitting mechanics and preparation (which made for an insightful story) than I could ever glean without that intimate access. Hopefully we return to pre-pandemic interaction in all sports.

The other wish: An endless supply of compelling stories. Something interesting, dramatic, controversial, historic or weird. That's what we root for as writers. Especially weird.

Weird like turning 50, which, truth to be told, doesn't feel all that bad or different.

Besides, Sid called this halftime.


Go Gophers!!
 

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I love the closing Sid/halftime reference.
 




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