Dumbo ears hold up
the mesh-backed trucker’s hat.
Red and white striped stirrup socks pulled up tight, ...
I was fortunate to get to do something
I really loved to do.
Be grateful for every opportunity to play ball. ...
Self-narrated scenario of
backyard wiffle ball games,
sandlot games, video games,
baseball dreamers from
coast to coast.
I kept my promise; we made it to the game —
the next-to-last home game
of the regular season.
Dads know the importance of keeping promises,
especially to daughters who like just about
anything more than baseball.
Batting practice ...