In this hour, a batboy for the New York Yankees goes on a wild goose chase for a left-handed bat-stretcher; an Irish-Catholic family obsessed with the Kennedys dedicates a summer to spying on their idols; a comedian experiences the ultimate heartbreak; and a drill sergeant faints at the sight of blood.
A Yankee fan’s way to a job as a batboy.
You can read about more of Matthew’s adventures in baseball in his book Bat Boy: Coming of Age with the New York Yankees, available now.
The screwball tale of the child of a tough drill sergeant who is injured on a Texas military base in the early 1970s.
All photos courtesy Ed Gavagan.
Ed and his sisters.
Ed, around the time he started golfing.
Ed’s father, Senior Airman Gavagan, at Ellsworth Air Foce Base.