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That ball is going, going, gone!
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 2:15 PM

That ball is going, going, gone!

By Bill Sherry

Baseball was something I began liking as a small child and I liked it to the point that I began saving my paper route money to buy a baseball glove. Not just any glove, but a glove that was like the one worn by “Bullet Bob” Feller. I listened to Indians announcer “Jimmy” Dudley as Feller pitched his last game in 1956 and I knew that I wanted to play baseball and be pitcher “Bullet Bill’’ Sherry. The closest I ever got to that dream was to catch a couple of throws from pitcher Doug Bair in a little league game in Oakwood a few years later.