Of Mitts and Mutts

Belle of Baseball

So purchasing a new ball glove was a tough decision for me back in the days I played softball competitively.  I  preferred using my Dad’s but my parents generously figured I would like to have my own.  I thought I did too, but I found myself bringing the ol’ reliable mitt, as well as my new one to almost all practices and definitely for any games.  I tried breaking it in but…I ended up using  that huge shovel of a glove most of the season 🙂 If I could have combined the old glove with the new, I certainly would’ve been ok creating a mutt of a mitt.

‘Scoop’ naturally became my nickname as a shortstop due to my broad fielding range and also due to the ‘front end loader bucket’ I called my softball glove.  I had this inner determination that told me I could make plays that were…

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