My sons have golfed, played soccer, football, baseball, and basketball. No other sport has bonded us to the other families or made a bigger impact on our daily lives as baseball has. Our season seems to never end and our interaction with the other families didn't stop when baseball paused over the winter break.
Bean had a small frame with a big heart and at first glance, he was very unassuming and didn't garner much attention. In his small frame he worked and was pushed to be better than others were projecting him to be, Bean was told at a very young age. "I'll teach you to pitch in the frame you have, while we wait for the frame you want."