Pat and Mike, both in their 90’s, had played professional baseball together and, after they retired, had remained close friends. Pat suddenly fell deathly ill. Mike visited Pat on his deathbed. After they talked a while and it became obvious that Pat had only a few more minutes to live, Mike said, “Listen old friend. After you die, try and get a message back to me. I want to know if there’s baseball in heaven.”
With his dying breath, Pat whispers, “If God permits, I’ll do my best to get you an answer.”
A few days after Pat died, Mike is sleeping when he hears Pat’s voice.
Pat says, “Mike, I’ve got good news and bad news. The good news is, yes, there IS baseball in heaven. The bad news is, you’re scheduled to pitch the top half of tomorrow’s double-header.”