Originally Posted by Carsomyr
When TC's GOAT list came out, SI's Bruce Jenkins wrote a very good piece
which highlighted some of the laughable selections of the list and why he thought Laver was the best ever, while avoiding didactic statements like "true believers."
An interesting piece. Thoughtful conclusion.
(The TC list does include some amazing goofs. I'd like to see the same list reconsidered in 30 years.)
The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are aggressively certain, while the intelligent are full of doubt.
Last edited by hoodjem : 10-09-2012 at 05:33 AM.