Noel.     That couldn’t be done, and he did it. If he worried he hid it. It Couldn't Be Done, Life, Somebody scoffed: "Oh, 1919 was the date of publication of this poem in "The Path To Home" but it is known to have been in print at least as early as 1917. One year later, they had grround breaking for the Fairview Baptist Church, with 300 people on the roll, most of them led to the Lord by that tall lanky pastor, my  dad, Ray Harbour. Wear it and use it as much as you may; But he took off his coat and he took off his hat, is printed on many cards and plaques as encouragement to those who are Like The Boys of Winter, his brilliant book about the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team, this is a fantastic piece of work. Somebody said that it couldn't be done But he with a chuckle repliedThat 'maybe it couldn't,' but he would be one Who wouldn't say so till he'd tried.So he buckled right in with the trace of a grin On his face. As with all Guest's work poems were published in Newspapers before being collected in bound volumes. If he worried he hid it.He started to sing as he tackled the thing That couldn't be done, and he did it! that happen to me and I figure it happens to a lot of other people and So he buckled right in with the trace of a grin There are thousands to prophesy failure. newspapers. So he buckled right in with Wayne Coffey has always had his finger on the pulse of New York City and its sports, and his take on the 1969 Mets proves it. Profanity : Our optional filter replaced words with *** on this page •, © by owner. With a lift of his chin and a bit of a grin, He toured with Stanley Holloway in 'The Co-Optimists' and was affectionately known to his friends as 'George'. ‘It Couldn’t Be Done ’ by Edgar Albert Guest is a three-stanza poem that is separated into sets of eight lines, or octaves. He was the only person Own Income was one that I have enjoyed for years not knowing it was by Guest. The book is a must-read for not just for Mets fans, but all baseball fans who will appreciate what indeed was the most astounding season in baseball history.”—Ken Rosenthal, two-time Sports Emmy winner for Outstanding Sports Reporter“In 1969, while much of the world was transfixed by Neil Armstrong’s ‘one small step,’ Queens was experiencing its own giant leap—a leap of faith with its baseball orange-and-blue. The number two starting pitcher, Jerry Koosman, grew up on a Minnesota farm, never played high-school ball, and was only discovered because of a tip from a Mets’ usher. He started to sing as he tackled the thing This candid, true-life account is a heartwarming and inspirational story about a little girl whose family failed her. you it cannot be done, That "couldn’t be done," and you’ll do it. Edgar Albert Guest was born in Britain but grew up and spent most of his life in the U.S.A. So I’m writing the thing that couldn’t be done, and I will keep on doing it! Personal If he worried he hid it.     That "couldn’t be done," and you’ll do it. . But just buckle it in with a bit of a grin, Forty years later, they had nearly a thousand members.