In baseball time, 10 years is an eye-blink.
The old ballgame, overloaded with tradition, moves determinedly yet ploddingly, like Carlos Ruiz...
Frank Fitzpatrick has been an editor and writer at the Inquirer since 1980. A onetime beat writer for the Phillies, Eagles, and Penn State football, he also has covered nine Olympics. A 2000 Pulitzer Prize finalist, he now focuses on sports projects for the Inquirer and Daily News and writes a Sunday column.