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Devon White
Down and Out in Kingdome

Here lies Mark Langston.If ever a picture was worth a million words, this was the one.If ever one frozen moment in time embodied the essence of a tortured franchise that, let's face it, has to be cursed--were they Caligula's Angels in a previous lifetime?--it was captured on the floor of the Kingdome in the bottom of the seventh inning of Monday's one-game playoff for the American League West championship.What could Langston have been thinking as he lay in the dirt of the batter's box, back on top of home plate, eyes glued to the gray concrete ceiling above him, hands clasped and folded across his chest, for what seemed to be an eternity?Was that really Luis Sojo, who hardly hit a...

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