Found May 05, 2012 on BAseball Reality Tour:
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A view from the cockpit.It's Saturday morning, and I'm flying from New York to Chicago, with aspirations to see the Dodgers at Wrigley this afternoon.Thinking back on recent days around baseball, developments have been a mix of good and bad.Wednesday night was delightful, as Jered Weaver threw a no-hitter at home and in front of his family. Cameras caught him sharing emotional embrace with his father that gets to the core of why millions of people get into baseball in the first place. "The Natural" and "Field of Dreams" both got that part right. The connection of playing catch with someone who raises you is a huge part of growing up. Some people might look back to other activities with more fondness, but I'd argue that nothing is quite the same.That first bike ride, when your parent runs with you, holding the seat, until they let go sure is something, but that's more about letting go for the parent and being on your old for the child. It separates...
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