50 baseball stories
Each state in the map carefully constructed out of baseballs obtained from that state. Baseballs from backyards and little leagues all the way to the pros.
Stories of dreams coming true, promises kept and even crying.
Stories of hope, healing and life in its fullest all told through the greatest of games.
America at the Seams.
SOUTH CAROLINA'S STORY: “Good baseball is good for the community,” said Nekie Dixon, the president of the Community AllStar Baseball League and coach of the Upstate Astros. Carl Edwards, Jr., the first black pitcher for the Chicago Cubs in the World Series, started pitching in the Community AllStar Baseball League when he was 15.
You can read South Carolina's full story, and 49 others inspiring stories, in our latest book.