The catch

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Though football is looming large, baseball still has center stage. Michael Rando (12) had a moment that every kid who ever wore a glove thinks about. He made the play of the day (Watch the video). That it was shown on the big screen at Fenway Park is just cool beyond words. When the stories in professional sports are guaranteed money, referees on the take, steroids, dogfighting, gambling, and the like, I find something like this joyous and refreshing. Big tip of the cap to Michael and to ESPN for reminding us of what sports should be.

19 days until football season ...

Quote of the Day
I don't think I'll ever let go of this ball
Michael Rando, Walpole

Blog of the day here.

Quote from said blog: "A funny thing happened on the way to the Little League World Series for the Chandler, AZ team....apparently no one told their parents that it is not an all-expense paid vacation to Pennsylvania....they actually have to pay if they want to go watch!"

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