Tag Archives: minor league baseball

Back Out at the Ballpark

Friday afternoon we went back out to Hillsboro Stadium to watch another Hillsboro Hops game. The opponent was Everett, the winner of the north division in the first half of the season (Single A has a split season, with winners of … Continue reading

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FFB: Stolen Season: A Journey Through America and Baseball’s Minor Leagues

this is the 114th in my series of seldom read or forgotten books Stolen Season: A Journey Through America and Baseball’s Minor Leagues by David Lamb © 1992, Warner Books 1992 hardcover, non-fiction, autobiography, baseball Stolen Season chronicles journalist-writer David Lamb’s summer immersing … Continue reading

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Hops Beat Canadians in 19 Innings

We listened to almost the whole thing, missing only the first couple of innings. A day game that ended after 8pm. Yikes. At least they won, a rare occurrence. From the Hillsboro website: Marathon game saw 127 at-bats and 508 … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading June 24 – 30, 2013

NEW ARRIVALS: I have loved some of the famous comic strips drawn by exceptional artists over the years: Prince Valient, Tarzan and Flash Gordon. The latter, drawn by Alex Raymond is both fun SF and terrific art. I finally pulled … Continue reading

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Play Ball!

Summer is officially here in a day or so and that means a lot of things to people: picnics, vacations, grilling, gardening, shorts and sandals. Summer also means baseball. Wednesday evening we went to the third home game of the … Continue reading

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