I normally do not do this but I am going to share a story I just found on the internet. For some of you this may be the first time you have heard about James Trimble’
The title of the story is Gore Vidal’s Great Love, Baseball Prodigy James Trimble. The story was posted by Michael Daly of The Daily Beast.
Gore Vidal’s Great Love, Baseball Prodigy James Trimble
by Michael Daly
The literary lion fell for a baseball prodigy when they were teenagers, but they were separated by the sport, Trimble’s love for the beautiful Christine White, and his fatal service in World War II. But now Vidal will be buried a few strides from the boy he always wanted to grow up
Gore Vidal chose to be buried beside his partner of more than half a century—but he picked the cemetery to be just a few strides from the one great love of his life, a golden-haired baseball prodigy who joined the Marines and was killed by a Japanese suicide bomber when he was just 19.