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Big League Dads: Playing Catch With My Daughter in Comerica Park’s Right Field

Big League Dads: Playing Catch With My Daughter in Comerica Park’s Right Field
4 years ago

Big League Dads: Playing Catch With My Daughter in Comerica Park’s Right Field

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Big League Dads – Tom Burns

On September 16, minutes before the Detroit Tigers, the current American League Central division champions, took the field against the Seattle Mariners, I found myself standing on the deep outfield grass of Comerica Park, waiting for my almost-seven-year-old daughter to throw me her best approximation of a fastball.

It was a heady, surreal moment, a moment where – thanks to my surroundings, my daughter’s determined scowl, and the scuffed Major League baseball in her tiny hands – all I could think about was how wonderful it was to be a father.

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