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.
VIRGINIA'S STORY: Eddie Garretson helped form the Springfield Challenger Baseball program as part of the West Springfield Little League. In 2001, Eddie’s team and another team from Virginia Beach were honored with an invitation from President George W. Bush to play t-ball on the south lawn of the White House. “The president was so hands on, it was a fantastic experience.”
You can read Virginia's full story, and 49 others inspiring stories, in our latest book.
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