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Baseball in April and Other Stories Chapter Summary & Analysis - Baseball in April Summary

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Baseball in April Summary

In the short story titled Baseball in April, Jesse is a nine-year-old Hispanic boy who lives with his family in a typical urban area. He practices baseball with his eleven-year-old brother Michael. In early spring, they go to the Little League tryouts. Michael has tried out twice before but has never made the team which Jesse finds surprising. During their tryouts, Jesse performs poorly but Michael performs well. Jesse notes that several coaches put a mark by Michael's name when he bats. The two boys then return home and wait for several days, hoping for a telephone call. The call never comes however and neither boy is selected to play on a team. Disappointed, they learn that a local independent coach is putting together a team to play in an unofficial league just for fun. They try out for that team where apparently...

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