Not for nothing is Nolan Ryan known as “the William H. Macy of principal owners of major-league franchises.” Nor was his emotional range on display more conspicuously than during the late innings of Friday night’s World Series Game Seven.
From one expression, known as The Constipated Falconer:
To another, very different expression known as The Nostalgic Postmaster:
At one moment, affecting the gaze of a cold-hearted warlock:
And another moment, not much later, looking like a considerably more mild-mannered warlock:
Carson Cistulli has published a book of aphorisms called Spirited Ejaculations of a New Enthusiast.