Every town had a baseball team — my town, Carrabelle, Florida, had a little local team and my father played on the baseball team and he would take me around with him to the baseball fields, and I loved it. I could catch the ball so the older fellows would like to throw the ball to me because I was kind of a little show. You know, here’s a little boy catching the ball. So that started me wanting to play baseball.
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