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“Look lively!” said my father, also my baseball coach, as he slapped a ground ball this way or that way, at one of us boys playing in the infield.  That was to sharpen our baseball wits, so we could “see” the ball coming toward us even before it was hit.  I’ve watched many an excellent center fielder (I’m thinking of you now, Jim Edmonds), and it sure d…

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