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Maryland high school baseball player hits game-winning grand slam days after father's death

On the outside, Shamiaz Elsey looked like any other ballplayer as the Snow Hill Eagles’ baseball team prepared to take on the Mardela Warriors.
His uniform was ironed, he carried his bat and glove in his hands and the cleats on Elsey’s feet were covered with dirt from the field.
But on the inside, nothing was normal for the Snow Hill junior. His heart was heavy and his emotions were through the roof as he attempted to hold back tears.
It was the start of a new week for the Eagles, as they traveled to Mardela on Monday afternoon