Baseball Prospectus: Too far from town: Danville Bloopers

From Sarah R. Ingber, Davy Andrews, and SABR member Roger Cormier at Baseball Prospectus on May 21, 2020:

First time long time: How may I obtain directions to American Legion Field at Dan Daniel Park?

By asking.

Second time long time: How do I get to American Legion Field at Dan Daniel Park?

Get a baseball scholarship to Texas A&M. Decide not to go. Become a valet, cook, janitor, cart boy, waiter, ski lift operator and machine shop employee in various states west of the Mississippi. Sometimes live in the back of your green 1995 Dodge pickup. Try baseball again for a semester at a small college in Oklahoma. Quit baseball again. Go to rehab. Get a spiritualist you followed to California say “Evan, maybe there’s nothing wrong with your life at all. Maybe you just need to chill.” Join up with a Division II school’s baseball team. Get drafted by Atlanta in the 23rd round.

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Originally published: May 21, 2020. Last Updated: May 21, 2020.