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Bang the Drum Slowly - Chapters 15-16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 15-16 Summary

Now that Dutch knows about Bruce's situation, he brings in Red to coach the catchers, and he also brings in Piney, another catcher, who has been hanging out on a ranch, apparently. Piney walks in in full cowboy gear, with a gunbelt and a guitar, and all the players make cowboy jokes to him. Piney insists that he knows how to handle a gun safely, and to prove this, he tosses his gun onto a shelf, spilling bullets everywhere. Dutch sees Piney wearing the gunbelt one day, and takes all the bullets out of it before giving it back to Piney. One day, Piney is playing a sad cowboy song, in which a cowboy dies young after living a wicked life. Most of the song is the funeral march, apparently sung by the dead cowboy. One of the lines sings, "O bang the drum slowly...

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