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Johnny Palmer plays with passion

Of Cabbages and Kings


Luella Dow

Johnny Palmer plays third baseman for his team sponsored by Andrew Martinssen.

Here is Johnny Palmer, a boy who likes to set a goal and reach it. He knows the satisfaction of working hard for something worth having. At 9 years old, Johnny Palmer, son of John and Natascha Palmer, has earned the accolades of three baseball coaches who said, "He's an awesome third baseman."

Johnny remembers when he first started to play baseball. He said, "I was 5 years old. I was really nervous. The coaches told me to slam the ball out there. The bat was heavy to hold, but I did it. This is my dad's first year of coaching. Our team is sponsored by dentist Andrew Martinssen. We all have...

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