Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Baseball, Harold "Pee Wee" Reese, Tennis, Stefi Graf
Baseball; Reese, Pee Wee, 1918-1999; Tennis; Graf, Stephanie, 1969-
One of those inevitabilities of human existence struck twice over the past few days in the world of sport, reminding us that the ultimate failure of the human body remains the fate of us all. Perhaps this is one of the reasons why we put such a high value on sport, representing as it does the transcendence of the body over reality, often driven by the mind and heart.
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "Pee Wee Reese and Stefi Graf and Us" (1999). On Sport and Society. 157.