Posted at 9:45 AM on October 24, 2011
by John Birge
Why do so many classical musicians love baseball?
Maybe because when you play Beethoven, you can never win; music is subjective.
But when you play baseball, there's always the satisfaction of a clear winner and a loser.
In any case, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra is going to bat for the Texas Rangers in this year's world series, and the New York Times went backstage for a behind the scenes look at symphonic fandom.