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Harrisburg Senators coach Mark Harris leans on baseball after his wife's sudden death

Jul 07, 2014 - Washington Post Blogs

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Baseball separated sweethearts Mark and Vickie Harris much of the year, so they had a system: talk, without fail, seven times a day, even if each conversation lasted no more then three minutes.

Mark woke Vickie with a phone call at 4:45 a.m., then she got ready for work at Fair Oaks Hospital. They talked while she communted to work. He called during lunch time. She checked in as she drove home to Gainesville. Harris, Class AA Harrisburg's hitting coach, talked to her 3...