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Baseball is the language of both children and adults and can tell a story about the life of a man When I was a boy baseball was a dominant force in my life as well as in the lives of those around me I was sure that it had the potential to bring my father and I together During my childhood nothing captivated me like baseball Baseball was freedom from household chores and the dreariness of my family home Baseball was a mixture of skill love and aggression skill - if you werent at least somewhat good you wouldnt get picked love - it was the reason for playing aggression - it was a part of the game because of our immaturity and it mostly came in to play when we were losing I started playing at the age of five by ten nothing else mattered Baseball ruled my life I perceived it as a bond which would hold me close to my father After all it was a mutual love Carl Yastremski and Rod Carew were my favorite ball players I spent hours imitating their batting stances Both Carew and Yastremski were hitters hitters Each year they would lead the league in batting average and in singles They played conservative team oriented baseball They played to advance their teams standing not their own When I was on the field I would imitate defensive specialists like Bucky Dent or Craig Nettles Specialists yes hot shots no One of the few times that I imitated a hot shot namely Ozzie Smith I got hit in the eye with the ball The ball jumped off the bat and screamed at me with a hissing sound known only to the ears of frightened little leaguers It was coming fast too fast faster than I could raise the glove Then wham I was on the ground Even with all my skills at imitation I wasnt a
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