Read Part One: The resurrection of Howard baseball
Two weeks ago, Jon Johnson was in a pickle. The Howard School coach and his team of no-quit young men were trying to make playable a rocky, weedy baseball field that hadn't seen innings since the Bush administration. He had $800 but needed 10 times as much. Their first home game was right around the corner.
And they didn't even have a mower. Or a pitching mound. Or gloves.
Well, Chattanooga, they sure do now.
"It's a miracle," Johnson said.