A Final Goodbye to Baseball Lifer Roger Craig

From a New York Times story by Scott Miller headlined “One More Chorus of ‘Humm Baby’ for a Baseball Lifer”:

On the fringe of a quiet golf course in the foothills outside San Diego, music from the Highwaymen galloped from the sound system. Family and baseball, inextricably intertwined, had gathered to say one final goodbye to Roger Craig. Horses and golf, two other staples in this North Carolina country boy’s life, gracefully filled the green pastures and dusty trails of the imagination as the songs rang out.

I was a highwayman
Along the coach roads, I did ride