A poignant story about a young man’s life journey, The Ball Player takes the reader into the heart and mind of a gifted athlete. Burdened by his responsibility for his best friend’s death, and confused by a love for the same friend’s fiance, this professional ball player tries for a second time to make it in the Major Leagues. More about how love and questions of fate can direct a man’s life, The Ball Player weaves a compelling drama around the world of professional baseball. Honest and compelling, the heart and mind of a relentless competitor fuels each chapter of this creatively crafted story of love and redemption.   Read more »

Clay attended Middle Tennessee State University on a baseball scholarship. He was drafted by the San Diego Padres and spent six seasons in professional baseball. A business owner and EMT, Clay lives in Murfreesboro Tennessee with his wife, Erin.

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