Homer Wallop worked as a photographer, reporter, designer and editor at newspapers in California, Arizona and Oregon for more than 40 years. Since 1994, he has been a volunteer missionary with three different mission agencies in Russia and Ukraine. He lives in Fresno, California.
The baseball season of 1951 doesn’t arrive soon enough for young Jimmy Fletcher, and the perfect refuge for this 10-year-old boy during that enchanted summer in the fictional town of Marshfield is transformed into The Original Edison Field. That’s where his dream of playing for the New York Yankees takes root. Unexpectedly, his quest ends all too soon.