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...

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