Posts Tagged ‘one more pitch’

You Can Let Go

August 20, 2011

There aren’t many daddy-and-daughter songs that don’t make me tear up. Yes, I am a big, fat sap . . and proud of it! So showcasing You Can Let Go by Crystal Shawanda was a no-brainer. If you are the dad of a daughter—then again, if you’re anyone who has a heart—you better have a hankie ready!

Javier Colon

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One More Pitch: The Music Video!

October 19, 2009


My lil' bear cub and me

Yesterday was a happy, happy day! I had the wonderful and profoundly moving experience of showing my daughter, Erin, the music video for One More Pitch, a song I wrote to celebrate her childhood and the joy of our Daddy and Erin times together.

Click here to read about the history and meaning of One More Pitch. You’ll find the lyrics to One More Pitch at the bottom of this post.

I am forever indebted to my very good friend Jeffery Goodson for writing the music to go with my lyrics and for doing such a beautiful job of putting this video together. That’s Jeff with the guitar at the start of the video.

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John Challis Lived For One More Pitch

August 21, 2008

FIve days ago, I wrote a post called One More Pitch. Here is a story about an 18-year-old baseball player who, against insurmountable odds, stepped in for one more pitch himself. You want to know what the embodiment of bravery looks like? (more…)