Imagine if Juan Marichal, Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher, strolled onto the mound at West Marin School to play ball. Crowds would gather, just as they once did to watch the Point Reyes team and its “flame-thrower” pitcher, Vernon “Lefty” Gomez, in the 1920s. From his humble beginnings digging post holes for PG&E on the Point . . .

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