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Sam Narron spoke during the Pitt-Greenville Hot Stove baseball banquet at J.H. Rose on Wednesday. (Aileen Devlin/The Daily Reflector)

Aileen Devlin/The Daily Reflecto

Sam Narron spoke during the Pitt-Greenville Hot Stove baseball banquet at J.H. Rose on Wednesday. (Aileen Devlin/The Daily Reflector)

Narron talks about life on diamond

By Ronnie Woodward

The Daily Reflector

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Serving as the featured speaker at the 24th annual Pitt-Greenville Hot Stove League banquet, Sam Narron spent about 30 minutes on Wednesday night telling stories about playing baseball at East Carolina and traveling all over the country as a minor league player.

But he got the most excitement out of sharing tales of his baseball days outside of the country, specifically playing in the Dominican Republic and Venezuela during the winter as a minor leaguer. During those games, he said, baseball had a European soccer feel to it.


“It’s noise from the first pitch to the last pitch,” he said. “They’ve got cheerleaders, they’ve got horns, they’ve got drums. We had bands that would walk over the top of the dugout during the inning. It was unbelievable, but it’s a special type of baseball and they really, really love it.”

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