an Unexpected Friend by Bob Jordan
Series: Kids I Grew Up With, Book 2.
Approx. 3,110 words.
Published on January 2, 2012 by
Bobby was a lonely nine year old kid who needed a friend. He was the short kid in the neighborhood who loved to play sandlot baseball but was seldom invited. Today however a suprise was waiting for him. Not only did he get to play ball but he also discovered a best friend in the most unlikeliest place !