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Pitcher keeps eye on the ball

Jameson Lamb still throws strong after fireworks accident damaged his eye

Updated: July 4, 2013, 10:27 AM ET
By Tom Friend | ESPN.com

There is more than one way to celebrate this coming July 4. You can watch fireworks. You can light fireworks. Or you can stop and hear the story of Jameson Lamb.

Lamb is a high school pitcher who throws right and sees left. Nearly 365 days ago, his right eye went up in flames -- literally -- and he's spent the past year trying to reteach himself how to play baseball. The game is different the second time around. The phrases he used to take for granted -- Keep your eye on the ball ...

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