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They Still Play Baseball the Old Way

June 13, 2016


They Still Play Baseball the Old Way  My intention when I began writing the poems in “They Still Play Baseball the Old Way” section of a Perfect Throw was to present the Mexico I know and live in through portraits of the members of a ragtag semi-pro baseball team. The Mexico I know is not […]

“You’re Special, Man!”

February 3, 2016


Alejandro knew what Teo said was true. The scouts had told him that he’d be in Mesa to work on fundamentals with some of the Cubs coaches, that there would be other players there for evaluation and that they would play some intra-squad games. He’d come off the field the first day marveling at the […]