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Vada was a ballplayer, I was a kid, and that was enough

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 14, 2020 9:17 AM CT | Published: July 12, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Don Wade
Daily Memphian

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.

A black baseball player near the end of his career and a white kid not old enough to drive a car. What could they possibly mean to one another? More than they could have imagined. 

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