Charleston Southern’s Chris Singleton returns to baseball diamond


Seven months ago, the world was touched by his courage and poise.

On that warm June night, Charleston Southern baseball player Chris Singleton stood before a crowd of supporters and media members and spoke of his mother Sharonda, one of nine killed when a gunman opened fire on a Bible study session at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. 21-year-old Dylann Roof later admitted to the killings as an effort to set off a race war.

Friday, all eyes were on Singleton once again, but this time, it was for his first baseball game of the season, his first time to play the game he has played since his childhood and get back to some sense of normalcy.

Singleton’s RBI in the eighth inning wound up being the game-winner as CSU beat West Virginia, 4-3.

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