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The Beat: A Baseball Short Story

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Patrick Baker is the top prospect in baseball and his imminent major league debut is the center of the baseball world. Reporter Lauren Day and her colleagues await the big day. But what unfolds is beyond anyone's imagination. Against the backdrop of the desperation of the bus leagues, battles over journalistic integrity arise, as Lauren struggles to gain courage in a ...more
ebook, 24 pages
Published December 16th 2011 by Self-published
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Susan Lulgjuraj
Jan 08, 2012 Susan Lulgjuraj rated it really liked it
Do you ever have a moment when reading a story and the plot makes you pause?

That's what happened when reading “The Beat: A Baseball Short Story” written by Jessica Quiroli.

Initially, I didn't know where the story was headed. Was it going to be about about a pitcher and the excitement/nervousness of his upcoming Major League debut? Or how a female reporter has to cope with being in a male-dominated environment?

These are the two main characters introduced in the beginning of the story, but while t
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