What represents coming of age in West Allis better than playing baseball? Maybe a trip to Planned Parenthood.
from I Lost It At Eleven
Mr. Armanski and Mr. Oswald
marched the whole team
up that hill, The Hill of Death, near
the pavilion at McCarty Park.
They told us our practices were fun,
and all of us were fine ball players, but now
was the time for final cuts. Names
were read as we all watched
for the faces of the damned...