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About John Philpin
John Philpin is the author of twelve books including Bad Dog (2012) and Shattered Justice: A Savage Murder and the Death of Three Families Innocence (2011). He was a catcher for the Hull High School Pirates back in the day.
It was a kid's dream, the night-time fantasy of a ten-year-old. He steps into the batter's box at Fenway Park, taps his bat on home plate, then slowly raises his head to stare down the Green Monster. Smacking a line drive to left was no big de [...]