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Ballgame Banter: A Coach Dave Season Five Excerpt

Ballgame banter

Ballgame Banter Ballgame banter–it’s part of the fun of watching ballgames, particularly baseball. I enjoy the various ways to describe the action on the field, especially with another baseball lifer. Throughout the Coach Dave series, I have included some ballgame banter from the dads down the fence. In Season Five, the dads have moved behind […]

A Coach With a Vision: Paying It Forward

A Coach With a Vision I ran into an old friend last weekend, one whose path seems to cross with mine every six or eight years. He was a Coach Dave-type coach, a coach with a vision, even in church league basketball. He reminded me that I was the only referee he was successfully able […]