The Can't-Miss Kids
by John Keenan
The most important day of your life and you’re only twelve years old. They were pre-teen rock stars. The best all-star baseball team Ridgewood had in more than twenty years. The whole town followed them in the media as they sliced through the competition.
The can’t miss-kids were one out from the World Series and maybe if the adults had behaved, things wouldn’t have gotten so ugly.