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DONT SEND YOUR BOY INTO PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL, HUGH
FULLERTON'S ADVICE TO FATHERS
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f By Hugh S. Fullerton
"My boy is now7 19 and will grad
uate in June. He lias played on his
high school and prep school baseball
and football "teams, is a"good hitter,
the best player on any team he ever
has been with, and has played ball on
strong vacation teams. He wants to
go into prof esaional balL I want him
to enter college. We had a long talk
on the subject He Vffl listen, to your
advice and I believe will accept your
That is a letter I received yester
day from a father. I do not know
him, although he says he once met
me. He does not know what I think.
Here is what I wrote or part of it
and maybe it will apply to other
. "The life of a baseball player is ex
tremely unsatisfactory. I have lived
with them for more than 20 years
and have found few good men in the
profession who would not have been
better off in any other.
"Your boy is at the age when the
majority come into the upper leagues.
Usually they are swell head6d be
cause they have been applauded and