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Atlanta Area Coach: ‘This Is Not Just Baseball. This Is Life.’

Atlanta area youth travel baseball coach Kenny James works on defensive plays with his team of 10 year olds.
Atlanta area youth travel baseball coach Kenny James works on defensive plays with his team of 10 year olds.
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For many American kids — and adults — nothing says spring like the sound of a bat connecting with a baseball.

Kenny James knows this sound well. He’s a former professional baseball player who played with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for two years. But for over a decade now, James has been a professional travel youth baseball coach.

In this Atlanta Sound, we walk onto the field with Coach James and his team, the K. J. Lions. 

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