In Reggie Deal’s family, when someone turns 40, they get to do something big. The Texas native’s wife toured the Amazon last year and although the Wyoming resident doesn’t turn 40 until next year, they decided if he’s ever going to reach his goal of visiting all 30 major league cities in 30 days, this was the year to do it. Read more →
MPR News Reflections and observations on the news
Tag: Give the kid the ball
Sometimes, kids don’t cooperate, as was the case last night in Baltimore when a fan of the Chicago White Sox wanted nothing to do with the thing. Read more →
Today’s lesson, courtesy of the best sport ever invented, is (a) don’t forget your roots and (b) don’t miss a chance to make a difference in some kid’s life.
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Look, if a Red Sox fan can give a baseball to a Yankees fan and find the joy in doing so, anything in the world is possible.
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Always give the baseball to a kid. Read more →
If there’s still justice in the world, someone is tracking down this Chicago Cubs “fan”, who has no knowledge, we presume, of one of the rules of being a baseball fan: Give the kid the ball. Read more →
During the downpour on Saturday, probably three hours into what turned out to be a four-hour rain delay, nobody was in the entire upper deck of the outfield seating at Target Field in Minneapolis except a father and his little boy (7 or 8 years old, I’d guess), who were under the scoreboard overhang. The boy was patiently waiting, his baseball glove still on his hand. Read more →