Performed by Jerry Zaks
An aging Latin baseball player, years past his prime, is put into an extra-inning game that looks, literally, like it will never end. The story is a bittersweet excursion into dream, failure, the loss of youth, and the faint arc a baseball follows from bat to left field.
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The Hector Quesadilla Story by T.C. Boyle. Copyright © 1979, 1985 by T.C. Boyle. Collected in T.C. Boyle Stories by T.C. Boyle. Used by permission of Georges Borchardt Agency.