Anger crackled across the telephone line.
My brother, Dan, had called to gripe about how his plans for a World Series get-together had been overwhelmed by the finances involved.
Dan lives in South Philadelphia, about a stone’s throw from Citizens Bank Park, where the Phillies play.
He had figured to have some family members over to his place, so as to catch a World Series game.
It was not to be. Not at $800 a ticket, anyway.
The Phillies’ website showed that the team was out of tickets.