Jim the Boy - Jim at Bat, The Wide Sea Summary & Analysis

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Jim at Bat, The Wide Sea Summary

In "Jim at Bat," Uncle Zeno is pitching for Jim while Uncle Coran and Uncle Al play outfield. Jim imagines making a mighty hit, sending the ball a long distance. Instead, he continues to hit each pitch but barely sends the ball any distance at all. Uncle Zeno continues to retrieve the ball without complaint. Uncle Al and Uncle Coran remain in the outfield though it's evident Jim won't hit it that far. They know if they move forward to the area where Jim is hitting the ball, it will seem they don't believe in his ability to hit it a long way. From the field, Al and Coran sing-song chants, "batter, batter, batter" and "whatta-say, whatta-say," which sounds like music to Jim's ears. Uncle Zeno continues to pitch though he hates that he'd bought a bat...

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