Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Newsletter Excerpt, November 3, 2021 -- "The Champs"

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"It looked like a slider to me. It looked like a drone on satellite. It looked like a beach ball to Soler. Garcia, tank empty, spun up a breaking ball that had no chance. Garcia never even looked, and Soler was celebrating before the ball cleared the infield. It was a monstrous, majestic home run, 446 in the books, 625 when the fans tell their grandkids about it."