My Greatest Sports Baseball Moment – OHS017

Where I grew up Little League baseball was king. In fact, baseball was one of the most popular sports for boys at that time. Or at least it was for me. I think I started playing baseball when I was five or six years old. My childhood was forged by the friendships built and the competition played to win and to lose. Some of my most fondest memories came from playing baseball or by the people who were a part of that part of my life. So many of my childhood and life long friends played baseball. We played on the same teams, against one another, watched professional baseball on TV and watched the local games that mattered. It was a family and community affair. The mother worked the concession stand while many of the fathers coached the teams.

I always dreamed of being a professional baseball player. And though I make it sound like as if my childhood playing baseball was all apple pie and smiles, it was not. I was treated very badly and unfairly by many adults and many kids my age said many bad things about me and my one handed body. And I certainly dropped my fair share of game winning balls and struck out  when the big game was on the line. But life is about choice! And I choose to look at the good things I have accomplished living this one handed life.

Sometimes the greatest moments in our lives are overlooked because we think we did not live the life we wanted or expected. We all have great moments in life. And if you played sports in your youth I am sure you have your great sports moments. In this podcast I share with you my greatest sports baseball moment.

I invite you to share this podcast, offer a comment or leave some feedback. Thanks for listening!

Show Notes:

  • Growing up playing Little League Baseball in my home town of South Bend, Indiana.
  • How catching a baseball was became one of my greatest and often reflected upon memory.
  • We all have great moments in our lives.


Contact. Follow. Share.

instagram | facebook | twitter | pinterest

How to review the podcast on iTunes

If you enjoyed, benefited or were impacted by the podcast, it would be beyond cool if you’d take a minute and write a review on iTunes. To do that, click on the iTunes link or launch the iTunes podcast app on your computer or phone. Search for One Hand Speaks, select the album art for the show, select ratings and reviews and then write your review. Big thanks and appreciation. Please spread and share if you feel others will benefit and enjoy and leave a comment or offer feedback.

Play your hand,

2 Responses to “My Greatest Sports Baseball Moment – OHS017

  • An outstanding share! I’ve just forwarded this onto a colleague
    who was doing a little research on this. And he
    in fact bought me lunch simply because I found it for him…
    lol. So let me reword this…. Thank YOU for the meal!!
    But yeah, thanx for spending some time to discuss this matter
    here on your site.

    • AlejAndro Anastasio
      2 years ago

      Thank you so much for your response and comment. Glad you got a meal out of the deal!

Leave a Reply Text

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *