The Women Succeeding in a Men’s Professional Baseball League – The New Yorker

The Women Succeeding in a Men’s Professional Baseball League – The New Yorker

On Friday night, at Albert Park, in San Rafael, California, the Sonoma Stompers ran onto the pitching mound, hugged one another, laughed, and sprayed champagne. Jose Flores, their six-foot-four closer, had just sailed a fastball by the San Rafael Pacifics slugger Brent Gillespie, leaving the bases loaded and preserving the team?s 5?4 victory. With it, […]

The Women Succeeding in a Men’s Professional Baseball League – The New Yorker

The Women Succeeding in a Men’s Professional Baseball League – The New Yorker

On Friday night, at Albert Park, in San Rafael, California, the Sonoma Stompers ran onto the pitching mound, hugged one another, laughed, and sprayed champagne. Jose Flores, their six-foot-four closer, had just sailed a fastball by the San Rafael Pacifics slugger Brent Gillespie, leaving the bases loaded and preserving the team?s 5?4 victory. With it, […]

The Small Town Baseball Coach With A Major League Impact46:54 – WBUR

With guest host John Harwood. A??real life ?Field of Dreams? story of the small town baseball coach who inspired Major League careers. The A?s of Clarinda, Iowa, after winning the National Baseball Congress title in 1981. (Nodaway Valley Historical Museum Archives/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) In a tiny heartland town, Merl Eberly built his Field of Dreams […]