Baseball is a Wonderful Teacher

Baseball is a wonderful teacher!

I am a sports fan but have always had an intimate relationship with the game of baseball.  It all began when I was 8 years old in Tifton, Georgia playing Little League on the Ace Hardware team.  I started at third base but quickly moved to behind the plate as the catcher.  I ran in the same place too long to field ground balls hit to the left side of the diamond.  Some of your keener baseball aficionados will understand the scenario.

A significant characteristic of a true fan is the determination to persevere no matter the circumstances to the end.  Nothing can keep us from the game; no challenge is too difficult; no hurdles too high to jump; no mountain too tall to climb. There is no excuse big enough to keep us away from the umpire call of “play ball”.

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