Benches

Prison baseball team gives inmates a focus beyond their cell

San Quentin, Calif.- As a baseball manager, Kent Philpott has to navigate many of the usual challenges on the diamond: player egos, varied skills at the plate, and uneven levels of motivation. But he also confronts a few unusual problems. When he benches someone or cuts them from the team, it’s likely to be an armed robber, drug dealer, or murderer

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August 21, 2008 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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