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Bill Stanton's Blog – April 2010 Archive (3)

Larry Hasenfus, a 58-year-old knuckleballer, finds new life on the collegiate mound

Good story from ESPN Boston on a 58 year old college pitcher who has not given up on his dream to play baseball.

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The first week of the baseball season can be a time for veteran left-handers to work out the kinks. Last Monday, 48-year-old Barack Obama was high and outside with his presidential

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Added by Bill Stanton on April 21, 2010 at 2:15pm — No Comments

"The Green Fields of the Mind "

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From A Great and Glorious Game: Baseball Writings of A. Bartlett Giamatti

by A. Bartlett Giamatti, et al

"The Green Fields of the Mind "



It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall… Continue

Added by Bill Stanton on April 4, 2010 at 9:54pm — 4 Comments

April Fools!- Chance of a Lifetime- 15 day Big League contract- ONE Winner

Do you think you can play in the Big Leagues? Know someone who can?





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To nominate yourself or a friend for this competition, just reply at the bottom of this blog with your baseball… Continue

Added by Bill Stanton on April 1, 2010 at 11:30am — 35 Comments

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