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Play Ball: Opening Day 2014

Rich Galen,  September 6, 1995 I flew to Austin, Texas to watch a baseball game on TV with The Lad who was then an undergrad at the University of Texas. The occasion was Cal Ripken’s 2,131st consecutive Major League game, breaking Lou Gehrig’s record. Baseball has been a bond between us. When the Lad played