229. Playing Catch
My big brother James has always been a
baseball player. He is six years older than
, but he always invites me to go play
with him. It's one of my favorite things
do. We live next to a park. Whenever
get bored we just cross the street and
throwing the ball around. The last time we
to the park, we were playing catch and
hitting some baseballs with our bats. Some guys
up to us because they wanted to play
game of baseball. They needed two more players,
they asked us to play with them.
me if I wanted to play, and I
yes. The guy's name was Christian, and he
us to all the guys. James introduced me
gave the guy our names. I asked Christian
I could play catcher. I always liked playing
at school. He said that I could and
got first base. During the game, James got
homerun and I was excited for him. I
on the base twice, but I got out
the time. I was sad, but James told
not to worry and that it happens.
game, Christian and the guys told James if
wanted to go grab a drink with them.
thought James was going to go because he
to drink, but he told them that he
going to take me out to eat. We
them for the game and Christian asked James
his phone number just in case they ever
more players for a game. James gave it
him and then we went to go eat
I asked James why he didn't
to drink with the guys. He told me
he knew his responsibilities. I didn't know what
meant, but I was glad he didn't go.
, we could eat burgers and fries.