Catch: Stand and Bang! (Doug Pelfrey)
Catch isn’t really about baseball. That’s a red herring. A red herring I happen to love, but a red herring none the less. The book is really about something much deeper. The game isn’t just a metaphor for life. It’s the conduit through which fathers teach their sons.
During my interview with Florence Freedom manager Dennis Pelfrey, he mentioned he couldn’t wait until his eight month old son was old enough to learn the game. It’s a sentiment I’ve heard often. So I asked: