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A Baseball Fan Memoir Chapter 3 – On the Banks of the Cuyahoga

As the decade of the 70’s began, I was a college student in Northeast Ohio. I had some time on my hands, a friend or two with cars, and an on-campus job that yielded a couple of dollars. That was … Continue reading

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A Baseball Fan Memoir Chapter 2 – Coming of Age

As the 1960’s started I was a 10-year old in 5th grade. At the end of the decade I was in my freshman year of college. In 1960, the New York Mets existed only as a business plan on the … Continue reading

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2014 Best of the Minors – NY/NJ

Best Stadium Provident Bank Park in Pomona, N.Y., has the advantage of being the newest stadium in the area. But the home of the Rockland Boulders also has some character, features that you don’t see everywhere. There’s a center field … Continue reading

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Photo Tour of the Minors Pt. 2 — The Banks

1.  Staten Island, N.Y. Richmond County Bank Ballpark, home of the Staten Island Yankees, Class A affiliate of the New York Yankees, New York-Penn League       2. Pomona, N.Y. Provident Bank Park, home of the Rockland Boulders, independent, … Continue reading

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Photo Tour of the Minors Pt. 1 – Jersey Boys

1. Newark, N.J. Bears and Eagles Waterfront Stadium, former home of the Newark Bears (Requiem for the Newark Bears)             2. Trenton, N.J. Arm & Hammer Park, home of the Trenton Thunder, AA affiliate of … Continue reading

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What Was So Cool About the 50’s?

For a child it was an age of freedom. I’m sure there were predators and pedophiles and kidnappers then too, but we didn’t know anything about them. We felt safe and acted like we were safe. That meant that as … Continue reading

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This is Hinchliffe

In 1932 a 10,000-seat Art Deco stadium made of concrete opened on a hill overlooking the Great Falls. Eighty some odd years later a volunteer crew of 500 teenagers from Paterson’s high schools used 500 gallons of white paint donated … Continue reading

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