Sports commentary: Knuckleballs

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What you should teach that kid on the couch

By Mike Forster

  My father-in-law sent me a clipping the other day.  It had to do with a professional baseball player.

"Great," I thought.  "Another reminder of how some guys have struck it big, while his little angel decided to hook up with a lowly sportswriter."

But, this was not the case.  The F-I-L, who really is a good guy, sent me the column as fodder for thought.

Here's my takeaway:  Learn how to throw the knuckleball.

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