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Jim the Boy - A Game of Catch, An Afternoon in the Sun Summary & Analysis

Tony Earley
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A Game of Catch, An Afternoon in the Sun Summary

In "A Game of Catch," the spring takes a long time to come and many become cross with each other because the weather keeps them cooped up inside so much. Finally, in April, Jim is outside one day when he hears the arrival of the Carolina Moon, a fast passenger train that never stops in town. He rushes to the depot and discovers the train had struck a cow, prompting them to stop and make repairs. At the depot, Jim and the uncles encounter Penn and his father.

They are standing around, just watching, when the conductor calls Jim and Penn over. He tells them baseball great Ty Cobb is onboard. Jim and Penn want to get his autograph but he conductor refuses to impose. Uncle Zeno tells Jim to get...

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