My Dad’s Love of the Game

A die-hard Braves fan who did not make it to the Series

Alisa Childress
6 min readOct 27, 2021

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Photo by Christopher Alvarenga on Unsplash

I am not a sports fan. Never have been. Except for a couple of years in the late 80’s when I suddenly became obsessed with the Lakers playing in the championship. I had no ties, ever, to LA or California but was, inexplicably, very invested in their winning. I thought Magic Johnson was the best player of all time. Not because…

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Alisa Childress

Alisa writes of own experience with caregiving and mental health . She lives in Louisville, KY. with her husband and pets. Find her at alisachildress.com.