Best Art Inspired by Catch 365 – Sophie Bryan.
Largest Game of Catch on a Single Day – Invited by Josh to do a storytelling (Day #297), with 42 different 5th grade students at Wilson’s Creek Intermediate School.
Best Motivational Speech – Coach Gum (Day #310), the head coach for the University of Central Arkansas Bears baseball team, stirred my soul when he talked about the importance of catch and presented me (and Kaylea) with team marbles.
Tallest Catch Partner – At 6’10”, Officer Boomgaarden (Day #54) takes this easily. The first time I tried to take a selfie, I cut myself out of the picture.
Most SUPER Game of Catch – Springfield’s Thor (Day #6). Superheroes are for real.
Most Catch Playing Venues in Two Days – In mid-September, with Shane and Shaun (Days #258 and #259), we hit 11 different ‘official’ venues, plus an undocumented game of catch with the neighbor boy across the street.
Biggest Alex Gordon Fan Besides Me – I loved talking about Alex Gordon and the Royals with Nic (Day #325) and loved that he gave former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Josh Kinney a hard time!
Best Game of Catch with Someone Affiliated with Both the Yankees and the Cardinals – Bill Virdon (Day #61). Rookie of the Year with the Cardinals. Manager of the Year with the Yankees.