Photo by John Herndon
J.D. Shelburne works the crowd before the Louisville Bats-Indianapolis Indians game at Louisville Slugger Field on July 3.
Former Bearcat foe looking for friends and fans

I had driven through the backroads to meet up with J.D. Shelburne.

He'd done the same to catch up with a writer he knew little about.

But that wasn't really that unusual. I'm a sports writer who's just as comfortable talking about cattle as baseball. Shelburne could fill the nets from 3-point land at Spencer County High School but is now working his way up the ladder in Nashville.

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