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Baseball is back. Time to read “The Summer of the Homerun”

Thirteen, a terrible age. A wonderful age. For Smitty,  a kid shortstop, it was the summer when he found out that everything he knew was going to change. This is the  story behind “The Summer of the Home Run,” a … Continue reading

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Baseball story

With the World Series about to start, here’s a sample from my story, “The Summer of the Home Run.”   “The Summer of the Home Run” is available at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/299057   “Anyway, on this particular day, I was out at … Continue reading

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Excerpt: “Summer of the Homerun”

This is a story about Smitty, a 13-year-old from the wrong side of town.  Like any kid he is trying to find his way into  being a teen-ager.  At the center of the story is this homerun hit by the … Continue reading

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The Summer of the Home Run

The summer I turned thirteen Coach let me pitch. I got to do all those things a shortstop never did: Spit on my hands and rub the moisture into the smooth white leather of a new ball, kick the soft … Continue reading

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There is always baseball

Looking for clips, I found this one, published in the Daily Record in 2000. Offered here in honor of baseball players everywhere BY MICHAEL DAIGLE Daily Record The playing fields now are parking lots or shopping centers, and the rickety … Continue reading

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