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Williams to talk about his lifetime love of baseball at Fourth Friday

Did you ever save and trade baseball cards, keeping track of your favorite players? Lifelong Gloucester resident Doug Williams did and went on to write stories about baseball players, especially those with connections to Virginia, his life’s passion.

The author of several baseball biographies will talk about “Creating Friendships While Connecting to Baseball” at the Guinea Heritage Association’s March Fourth Friday program, which will be held from 6-7 p.m. this Friday, March 22 at the Buck’s Store Museum, Bena. The program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

In his talk, Williams will focus on how friendships with many of the ex-players grew out of his helping them tell their stories. He will bring books to sell and autograph, along with items of baseball memorabilia for display.

In addition to books about men’s baseball stars, Williams also penned a book about the late Dolly Konwinski, “Summertime Dreams—Yes, Girls Can Play Baseball.” Konwinski...

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