Category Archives: My dad’s daughter/2

Road Warriors: Winning team despite strikes against it

It’s pouring buckets outside the clubhouse in York, PA. That doesn’t surprise Roy Howell, the guy huddled over a desk, surveying his lineup for the night’s game. “We bring the rain with us wherever we go,” smiles the mild-mannered manager of … Continue reading

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No home, relatively few wins, lots of heart

On deck: A pro ball team with no home and no stadium full of adoring fans. The  travel’s grueling; the pay’s not great; and the season’s been terrible. What’s the attraction?  A story for lovers of the game to savor, … Continue reading

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San Diego: Father’s Day and The Great American Pastime

I’m definitely my father’s daughter when it comes to baseball. Since it was such an integral part of his life, it was inevitable that it become ingrained in me, because I liked being with him. And most of his spare … Continue reading

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RTW, San Diego, USA: Hey, whea’s da Mets?

What’re you supposed to do when you find yourself at Petco Park in San Diego, watching the Padres playing the Colorado Rockies, and you’re a NY Mets fan? And you know the nearest rabid fan is your cousin, 3,000 miles … Continue reading

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