Amputee softball players beat odds, other team

story by: Andy Matarrese, Medill News Service
photo courtesy of:
Lance Cpl. Daniel Wetzel, USMC
The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team is remarkable to watch, but not necessarily because its members are amputees.
Sure, it’s remarkable to see a one-armed outfielder make a catch, then toss the ball in the air, drop his glove, grab the ball and throw it back to the infield in one smooth motion. Or see a leg amputee muscle a triple out of a double. Or see a double-leg amputee dart around the infield making plays.
Watching them play is so remarkable because it’s so much like watching any other ball game. It’s competitive. There’s trash talk. Seeds are spit. The occasional signed ball with a phone number included is dispensed.

Read more >>

Advertisements

About Devil Dog Graphix

Owner and Designer of Devil Dog Graphix.
This entry was posted in Scuttlebutt and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Amputee softball players beat odds, other team

  1. Pingback: Amputee dog | Jilleppe

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s