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Dad, son bond over baseball milestone

Updated: October 15, 2009, 11:32 AM ET
By Ira Fritz | Special to ESPN.com

When I let it go, it seemed just like any other pitch I had ever thrown … but it wasn't. And I couldn't possibly have imagined how significant it would be more than 30 years later.

One of my fondest childhood memories was the sacred pregame ritual I shared with my father, David. Before every Little League game I pitched, Dad would warm me up before we headed over to the field. Without ever saying it, we both knew it was as much for good luck as it was for practice. ...

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