It’s been three years since he picked up a baseball. Could he still play? On the brink of making it to the major leagues, he gave it all up for her. The bitch gave him an ultimatum; either be with her, or play baseball. He thought he made the right choice.
A year into his marriage, Joe knew he made the wrong choice. But what could he do? He didn’t believe in divorce, and was determined to make it work with Lolla.
Another year went by and he just couldn’t take it any more. Lolla led him around and made sure she knew where Joe was at all times. Joe didn’t even speak without her permission. He felt like her dummy in a ventriloquist act. One day he decided to leave, and return to the thing he was born to do.
Joe talked his way onto a team, and that spring he felt like he was starting over. In a way, he was. Joe finally had a chance that Lolla stole from him three years ago. He made the most of it too. Playing the game that made him a first round draft pick six year earlier.
Joe Flynn went on the win the Rookie Of The Year award while helping his team win their first World Series in over thirty years. Joe never again let anyone or anything stand in his way of his goal.