The kind you’re born with, the kind you choose, the kind that teach Catholic school
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Rob Sullivan is a contributing writer to the L.A. Weekly, and has also written for Life, Los Angeles, L.A. Style, and the Clinton Street Quarterly. His first published short story appeared in the Fall 1988 issue of Between C and D. He lives in Los Angeles, California.
Willie Mays was only thirteen years old, but already center field was his private domain. His mitt seemed to have radar installed in it, registering the trajectory and velocity of the ball. All Willie had to do was glide into place, flip out his glove, and the ball would land there, trapped in leather.