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Monson: Baseball beats math class, but just barely
Baseball » Kids pack Spring Mobile Ballpark on Tuesday to watch some baseball, but not many are actually playing it.

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"He said he would play a video baseball game," she said. "And pretend the ball is a grenade."

There is a ray of hope, though.

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Waylon Talbot, a fifth-grader at Heber’s Timpanogos Intermediate, said he not only likes baseball, he plays it. He also plays football, but prefers Albert Pujols’ game.

"Baseball is more exciting," he said. "I like hitting and playing outfield. Sometimes, I catch and pitch, too. It’s fun."

Glory hallelujah, baseball’s not dead, yet.

GORDON MONSON hosts the "Gordon Monson Show" weekdays from 2-6 p.m. on 97.5 FM/1280 AM The Zone. Twitter: @GordonMonson.

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