Reading with the Rays: Poetry in motion
The poem Casey at the Bat by Ernest Lawrence Thayer is a classic. You can read the poem on the Baseball Almanac’s Web site. The poem, printed in the San Francisco Examiner in 1885, is considered one of the best baseball poems ever written. Now it is your turn to write a poem about baseball in Tampa Bay. For inspiration, log onto tampabay.com or tampabay.rays.mlb.com, or you can look for baseball articles on the pages of the St. Petersburg Times. Click on the comments button below to share your poem with other summer bloggers.