Eleven Again

Sure, Spring Training brings a lot of tourists who don’t quite understand our U-turn laws, but it also brings a whole lot of kids stuck in the bodies of 50 year-olds…

Just before he snapped the picture, my brother turned into an 11-year old kid again — if only for a second. He’s a corporate attorney in Michigan. He has a nice office in Ann Arbor. He has a wonderful wife. He has two kids in college and a third who’s served two tours in Iraq.

And yet, for just a fleeting second under the Florida sun, baseball gave him a glimpse of his childhood again.

“Go get’em, Willie …” he started to shout, before snapping the shot. — Brian Hedger Gary Post-Tribune