Being a huge fan of baseball, Heartnett aspired to rank among the very best. No such luck! Whether as a hitter or a pitcher, he never really managed to make a hit until he got to stand in for a catcher who'd been injured during a match. Heartnett then found himself to possess a tactical sense that enabled him to wrap his head around all the possibilities and probabilities of a game, in the manner of Asparov. Come to think of it, he's a genius like no other since Lamar Cr!