Anyway, it was the Saturday of the football game with Saxon Hall. The game with Saxon Hall was supposed to be a very big deal around Pencey.

from J.D. Salinger – The Catcher in the Rye (Chap. 1) on Rap Genius

Meaning

Our protagonist and narrator, Holden Caulfield, first appeared in the short story I’m Crazy by J.D. Salinger. In that short story, Holden tells a narrative similar to what a summary of the first two chapters of Catcher. His story begins at the football game, as he stands by the cannon on top of Thomsen Hill.

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