Who ever wrote this missed a slow, hanging curveball.
It should have been :
For $5,000 George F. Will will speak on the topic of your
For $50,000 George F. Will will speak on the topic of your choice without resorting to baseball metaphors
You have to pay for more to get him to not use baseball as the yardstick for all other human endeavors.
Oops. I left out “choice” on my $5,000 line, embarrassing me as much as going out to play shortstop without a glove, requiring the humiliating trudge across the infield back to the dugout.