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Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Baseball Question of the Day: What’s your best Little League war story?

Today’s question is open-ended: what’s your best Little League war story? Or Babe Ruth or high school baseball war story. Or softball war story. Or even your best sandlot war story. Basically, I want to hear about your greatest baseball (loosely defined) triumphs and tragedies.

I played Little League and Babe Ruth baseball and, as I have said in the past, I was not very good. My enthusiasm got me through age 15 or so, but my talent was never really there. I never hit a big home run. I probably only had one or two defensive plays that were notable. My absolute highlight as far as displaying good baseball skills go was the time when my Babe Ruth team was facing a pitcher who had an unusually good-for-the-ninth-grade breaking ball. He was mowing my team down. My third time up I just decided to turn my brain off, guess breaking ball and swing where he kept leaving it out of the zone. I got lucky and connected for a double, after which I told everyone on the team how I had “made an adjustment” or some such crap. As far as highlights go that wasn’t much, frankly. It was all I had.

My best baseball memory, though, goes back to Little League.

I’ve never played baseball in anything resembling an organized setting- how about all of you?

 

QLE Posted: April 01, 2020 at 12:44 AM | 59 comment(s)
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