The Writer's Pen
A Triple Play
September 24, 2020
A triple play in baseball or softball is a very rare occurrence. Though I don’t have the statistics to prove it, I believe it is more likely for a punt to be returned 90 yards for a touchdown in a football game, or for a 75-foot shot to go through the net in a basketball game. None of these things happen very often, so when they do, I remember them for a long time.
I like to think of my children as a triple play since there are three of them. Justin is our oldest child, and only son. Our middle child is Melanie and our youngest is Hillary. My wife, Rita, told me that if we were going to h...