November 12, 2013
Roger Keeney prepares to hit a ball during a blind baseball game in Albany, Ga. Players use their sense of hearing to make up for their lack of sight. The oversized baseballs beep and the bases buzz, allowing players to identify their locations. “When they get up there and once they’ve connected with it once, for most of them, they’re hooked. It’s a rush you will never forget. Do the impossible and then nothing is impossible,” Keeney said.
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