Friday, August 12, 2011

Titles that J.D. Salinger considered but ultimately rejected before settling on Catcher in the Rye:

  • Pitcher in the Millet
  • Shortstop in the Barley
  • First Baseman in the Winter Wheat
  • Utility Infielder in the Flax
  • Third Base Coach in the Triticale
  • Umpire in the Oats
  • Bat Boy in the Amaranth

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