Boys in the Field: A Championship Journey from Red Land to Williamsport by David Scott SlaytonBoys in the Field: A Championship Journey from Red Land to Williamsport by David Scott Slayton

Boys in the Field: A Championship Journey from Red Land to Williamsport

byDavid Scott SlaytonPhotographed byNancy Zimmerman

Paperback | September 15, 2016

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"They started merely as boys. They developed into a team. And then, they became...Champions."

This is the story of thirteen kids who dared to chase a dream, a dream they shared as ballplayers, and the men who guided them each step of the way. They came together - worked hard together, aspired together - and together, in the summer of 2015, they formed a team that captured the hearts and imaginations of people everywhere.

Through sacrifice, struggle, and the building of relationships between fathers who had to harden their sons, and mothers who had to comfort them, this group of individuals became unified to one purpose. As a result, boys became friends, friends became teammates, and working together, they became champions.

This story is about the championship journey from Red Land to Williamsport in 2015 for the Red Land Little League team.

Scott Slayton has lived in the Red Land community for all of his adult life. After graduating from Virginia Tech, he became an instructor of English at Red Land High School in 1998 and has been there ever since. Whether referred to as Mr. Slayton, Coach Slayton, or Coach Scott, he has worked with Red Land kids of all ages, both in the...
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Title:Boys in the Field: A Championship Journey from Red Land to WilliamsportFormat:PaperbackDimensions:322 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.67 inPublished:September 15, 2016Publisher:Orison Publishers, Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1945169028

ISBN - 13:9781945169021

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Table of Contents

Ch1: "Mom, We Can Play Here"Ch2: "God Had a Bigger Plan..."Ch3: "Keep the Good Work Going"Ch4: From the Abyss of a Hitting DoldrumCh5: The CEOCh6: "You Ever Hear of Ty Cobb?'Ch7: "I'm Going Home with Mom!"Ch8: "I've Never Even Seen Anybody Hit the ROAD!"Ch9: The Walk OffCh10: "Somebody's Gotta Go To Williamsport!"Ch11: Bristol.Ch12: "Good Night, Boys"Ch13: 97 MilesCh14: The Anticipation of An Impending StormCh15: 4LN...And Others Like HerCh16: "Don't Go Down!"Ch17: "Lunch with My Son...And an Ice Cream Cone"Ch18: The ArtistCh19: "He's Still My Little Brother"Ch20: Looking for an Adventure...And a ChampionshipCh21: Pappy, Pop-Pop, Memaw, and Grandma BAM!!!Ch22: "Their Shirts Said Tokyo"Ch23: Inconsolable?Extra Innings