The Common Good

We Interrupt This Family for Baseball Season

Somebody sent that sign to my wife Joy and she promptly put it up outside right next to our front door. It's true -- our family now organizes life around baseball. And what a baseball weekend this was. Over the long Memorial Day holiday, we had the first travel tournament for our new team, The District Grays, named for the Negro National League baseball team that played for the District of Columbia. The uniforms are very cool gray and navy blue, with real jerseys, instead of just T-shirts, and actual fitted caps (which were also available for parents!). These kids have been playing together since last summer, and have gotten very close

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