Winners bracket semi finals
My team Pro Team Sports is playing the SOX (I think that was their name).
Vito is playing right field for the SOX
two outs bottom of the fifth
SOX are ahead by two runs
Our best player (jeff peterson) pops up to right field
it’s a towering pop up....
as the ball comes down Vito sets up under it...and in fancy pants fashion he taps the glove on his hip, then in Willie Mays style he goes for the basket catch...
and he misses the ball.
We go on to score 18 runs with two outs and run rule them.
We went undefeated to win our first state championship.. Who knows what would have happened if Vito had not show boated.
I never called him Vito again..i would always refer to him as “say hay” or “willie”. and yes..Vito always took it in good fun and he was around us a lot after we picked up Verner the next season.