193. Baseball Tryouts

Robert Garcia always wanted to play baseball. He small and weak, but he loved playing the . Robert told his dad that he wanted to baseball, but he felt that he was too to get into the school baseball team. Robert's looked at him and said, "Son, strength doesn't from muscles. You never know what you can till you try. Go out there and try . You have to take a chance."

Robert was . He went to the tryouts at school the day. Even though Robert was the smallest person the tryouts, he didn't give up. When the looked at Robert and asked him what he doing there. "I'm here to tryout, coach," Robert . The coach wanted to laugh, Robert knew it, the coach stopped himself. "Okay, let's see what got," the coach said. He gave him a . Robert stepped up to bat. The pitcher threw ball, and Robert swung as hard as he . After he opened his eyes, Robert noticed that had missed the ball. This happened two more , and then he was out.

The coach went to talk to Robert: "Sorry, son. This sport not for everyone." Robert didn't understand. He felt and sad. He thanked the coach for the , and started walking off the field. Then he some of the guys making fun of him being small. Robert couldn't take it anymore. He running home. The coach saw Robert start running couldn't believe how fast he was running. Robert running faster than the team's fastest player. The told his assistant, "Go to the office and me the home number for that kid." Robert home, and his dad told him the good . He had gotten on the team. Robert couldn't it. He heard the coach's message, "Sorry, for believing in you, Speedy. Welcome to the team."