Play Ball!


Tags: Fiction, Sports, Workplace, .

Desc: Action/Adventure Story: Due to family matters a teen boy moves to the USA, where he learns to play, and like playing, baseball. He works hard and enjoys his baseball. To him it's a fun sport, but he can't resist when they offering him good money to play professional baseball. However, there's one problem, few paid ball players are true professionals. He must choose between playing in a situation he doesn't like, or walking away from good money, and playing where he likes to play for the fun. 74,200 words

Cover - Baseball field with a baseball in the air

All rights reserved © 2016 by Ernest Bywater

Cover Art

The images are BaseballStadium.jpg by Bspanberg and Baseball.png by Tage Olsin are used with their permission under Creative Commons Attribution. Trimming, manipulation, and adding of text is by Ernest Bywater. All rights to the cover image are reserved by the copyright owners.

26 September 2016 Edition

I use a Chapter Title, a Sub-chapter Title, and a section title.

Table of Contents

Site Chapter 01
The Job Offer
The Move
New Life

Until School Starts

Site Chapter 02
High School
Site Chapter 03
Mo’s First Baseball Teams
The Rest of High School

Family Life
Site Chapter 04
Louisville Life
University Life
College Baseball

Site Chapter 05
Draft and Discussions
Life in the Minors
Tough Plays
Extra Duty

Site Chapter 06
Called Up
Playing in the Major Leagues

New Club
Meet the Press
What Team?

Site Chapter 07
Housing Helper
Between Seasons

Spring Training
Second Season
Tough Cookie
Management Meeting

Site Chapter 08
Mo’s Meetings
Dealership Days

Third Season
A Day Off
Site Chapter 09
Pool Talk
Fourth Season
Contract Concerns
New Contract
First Game Back


I use a Chapter Title, a Sub-chapter Title, and a section title.

Foreword Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9

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