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A Family, a Bygone Era – And Baseball

September 17, 2014

September 1953… Minor league baseball pitcher Dancer Stonemason is three days from his major league debut. And with his wife and son cheering him on, he pitches the greatest game of his life. And then loses everything. Dancer never gets his shot at the big leagues, settling instead for a blue collar job that pays the bills. Told against the backdrop of America’s postwar challenges — from Little Rock to the Bay of Pigs to…

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