Because she has no fear. Because, though immersed in the game she is nonetheless relaxed. Because she smiles through it all and doesn’t need her hand held.
“It allows those players to concentrate on their job,” Bread said. “I think that’s a huge thing, because you don’t always see that.”
She pitched the Indians to three state titles. She was one of the best bats on the team, too. She finished her senior season with a 1.00 earned run average and 355 strikeouts in 239 innings. And she was at her best under pressure, which explains why Bread once interrupted a perfect game she was throwing to tell her she was throwing it.
She finished it.
She has a few more months of school, most of summer, then she moves, to a great city, a fine university and a softball program she’ll try making great.
“I’m going to have to rebuild and start over,” Frazier said. “It’s going to be a challenge, but I’ve always been pretty good with challenges.”
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