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Wednesday, August 08, 2007

So, I guess everybody heard the big news from the baseball world last night?

That's right. Crazy Nephew #1 played under the bright lights of the town's little league field. First night game ever, which included each player's name being announced over the loudspeaker. He played admirably, going 3-for-3 with three runs scored. He also actually caught a ball at one point (it may have been during warm-ups, but when you're six years old, a catch is a catch).

There were no suspicions of performance-enhancing drugs, although several Blow-Pops were enjoyed during the game.

And, just when the assembled crowd started to wonder if the game would ever end, the lights went out, plunging the area into complete darkness. Game over.


  • At 8/08/2007 9:34 AM, Blogger SJPSandman said…

    Too bad the lights went out early.

    I heard Hank Aaron recorded a message of congratulations for Crazy Nephew No. 1, too, to be played during the game on the Diamondvision.

  • At 8/09/2007 10:55 PM, Blogger the joker said…

    Wow. Nice job by CN#1.

    I'm curious to know if a root was protruding from 3rd base. Or maybe that's just a Union County thing.

  • At 8/10/2007 7:22 AM, Blogger jersey girl said…

    Oh no. In Somerset County, they have a maintenance crew keeping the grounds tidy on a daily basis.

  • At 8/10/2007 12:08 PM, Blogger SJPSandman said…

    So what you're saying is that at no point during the game did anyone yell you "Hit the tree! Foul ball!"

  • At 8/11/2007 11:48 PM, Blogger jersey girl said…

    That is correct. There were also no searches for balls in the outfield woods. There were, however, a bevy of crappy throws to first.

    That seemed familiar.


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