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This book ids dedicated in fond memory to four boys I used to play ball with: Jo McManmon, Matty Sigmann, Norman Stuart, Alan Rinfret, who died for their country in the war against the Axis.
Foreword: Baseball is a private appreciation of a game I have played and watched as long as I can remember.
A baseball diamond, when I was a boy, always meant something shaped like a playing-card diamond.
Here, for a little more than an hour, a man can forget the dread march of the months and be as young again as when he first stepped trembling to the batter's box or first made a frightened grab at an angry spinning ball and held it tight.