Former college baseball player returns to the field after 50 years

Frank Miller, 74, played baseball with members of his community after his wife posted online that he was looking for someone to play catch.
1:43 | 01/17/21

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Finally tonight, "America strong." Reporter: At Cole park in Dallas, 74-year-old frank Miller is showing he still has the stuff. Working on his fastball and building his own field of dreams. I guess this has been inside of me for some time. Reporter: After 50 years, the former high school and college hurler is back on the field playing catch with some new friends he met in a most unusual way. I'm loving it. Reporter: It all started with a baseball book, a Christmas present he received from his wife. He's walking around the house with a baseball like 24/7. It was crazy. I said, Alice, I got to work on my cutter grip. And I knew he was just itching to get out. Reporter: Wondering what to do, Alice turned to an app. It's called next door and she posted this -- quote, my 74-year-old husband would like to have a partner to throw the ball with. Like a line drive, the post took off. The replies pouring in. This one reading, I would love to have a catch. Another, count me in. I was shocked by the amount of the response. Nice to meet you guys. Reporter: Days later, more than a dozen showing up. Retirees, former players working from home, even a few from the local high school baseball team. And the joy that these guys from the high school kids to the 74-year-olds, were all just laughing and talking. There, we go. Reporter: Social media may have brought them to the park, but it's the love of the game that's keeping them here. There's just something about having a game of catch with another person. And there is something about it that's beautiful. Reporter: We totally agree. Our thanks to WFAA on that story, beautifully shot, by the way.

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