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Baseball Announcers and Homer's 'Iliad'

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Baseball Announcers and Homer's 'Iliad'

Baseball Announcers and Homer's 'Iliad'

Baseball Announcers and Homer's 'Iliad'

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Wellesley College professor Brendan Reay thinks that today's baseball play-by-play announcers are reminiscent of the fiery prose of classical texts, like Homer's Iliad.