The Lark
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The Lark

A Lazy Day of Baseball, Salvation, and Hot Pizza

A short story

Photo by Bill Stephan on Unsplash

The Astros shortstop whose name I could not remember had just plowed a hanging curveball into the left-field seats when my doorbell rang. Having only ordered pizza five minutes earlier, there was no chance it was someone I wanted to talk to, so I ignored it. It could have been the starting pitcher the Rangers so desperately needed, but the chances of that…

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Paul Combs

Paul Combs

Writer, bookseller, would-be roadie for the E Street Band. My ultimate goal is to make books as popular in Texas as high school football...it may take a while.