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By Courtney Vail
PG-13: strong language, violence, sexual references
Seventeen-year-old Majesty Alistair wants police to look further into her fatherâ€™s fatal car wreck, hopes the baseball team she manages can reclaim the state crown, aches for Derekâ€¦or, noâ€¦maybe Alecâ€¦maybe. And she...
For any Red Sox fan, this season was more than we could have hoped for. But even as the team was on the verge of winning I lamented the end of a season that started so well.
Poetry | Updated Nov 1, 2013 | Reads: 19 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
I have taken some time to develop my coaching handbook that includes my coaching philosophy in regards to the game of baseball and what would be required of a player both on the field as well as citizenship. I would appreciate any feedback good or bad before I begin to revise and edit. Thanks...
All aspects of this story are true except someone going back in time. Other than that small detail, it documents what remains the greatest natural disaster in U.S. history as far as number of deaths.
The story is about Shelby Brooks, a man who mysteriously goes back in time to Galveston, Texas,...
Ryan and Sarah feud over Facebook discrepancies, Grandpa Leonard Donahue is brought a surprise, Rob chases a childhood dream and Mayor Sarandon ground-breaks the exercise initative
this is for Spring Sun's challenge!
Miscellaneous | Updated Jul 6, 2013 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 5
This short story has been rattling around my head for months. I see these advertisements on television most every day about all the evil product companies and how you can sue them and the smiling attorney on the television can help.
The story is about one such television attorney who also...
Short Story | Updated Jun 28, 2013 | Reads: 38 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
A short story I wrote based on the song 'The Sporting Life' by the Decemberists. A wealthy young man in the 1950's hopes to do well in an important baseball game and win a scholarship as well as the respect of his father, while dealing with his confused sexuality. I chose to write a short story...
The wild scene in the Baseball arena of San Diego uproars in most of periodicals last Friday, after Carlos Quentin of San Diego Padres made broke the left collarbone of Zack Greinke after hitting him in the left shoulder with a pitch which also left him injured. Greinke is said signed a...
Back in middle school when I was a hopeless romantic, I wrote a story about a girl in High School named Penny and a baseball jock named Nick. These two struggle in their Senior year graduation challenge. It's an odd tradition there school shares. Stupid? Sure! Worth it? Maybe! But risky?...
For star minor-league pitcher Caleb Harrison, the season hasn't even started, yet, but already, he's on his new coach's bad side. After a bar fight with a Texas senator's songets him arrested and lands him onthe front page of the newspaper, he's on probation with his strict, hard-nose coach. So...
A baseball game is played with 2 competing teams, each having 9 players in the field. The batting (hitting) team plays offense while the fielding (pitching) team goes on defense. They take turns in batting â€” with the visiting team normally the first â€” and when each team has had...
Short Story | Updated Apr 5, 2013 | Reads: 53 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Just an ordinary guy who can't get enough of watching countless baseball games and reading every imaginable baseball books but stopping short of playing the sport myself.
Short Story | Updated Mar 31, 2013 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
The real origins of baseball has been disputed since it became popular because of its similarities with other older games. A number of games are said to be early forms of baseball like â€œstool ballâ€, â€œround ballâ€ and â€œgoal ballâ€. The basic premise of each game...
Short Story | Updated Mar 27, 2013 | Reads: 47 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Any runners on base could try to advance on the next base on batted balls or while the pitcher is in the process of pitching the ball (a rare occurrence called stolen base).
The goal of the runner is to reach the fourth base or the home plate (thereby passing all the bases) in order to score a...
Short Story | Updated Mar 20, 2013 | Reads: 55 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0