Catch: The Base Hit (John Webb III)

I spent the day at Aviation Field in Forest Park watching the St. Louis Adult Men’s baseball league. During the games, I had the chance to talk with some of the players, including John W. Webb III whose out this year because of a bum knee. At sixty eight, he was itching to get back on the field because he loves — LOVES — the game.

I asked him about his favorite childhood memory of baseball, and what he thinks he learned from that moment.

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Catch: Teaching the game (Trey Dowell)

Author Trey Dowell said if he and wife had a child, he’d definitely teach him the game. I asked him why he was so adamant about that (because it’s a sentiment I’ve heard expressed in nearly every interview).

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