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South Plainfield Ballfields Revisited

Rocky and I took a trip down memory lane in September 2013, and visited as many of the old Small Fry ballfields as we could find. Here are some photos: Early on the ballfields available for the Small Fry League were Franklin Field, Borough Park, Mildred St Playground and the Park Avenue Playground. Franklin Field […]

Batting Second: Eleanor Farrell

Along with my brother Rocky, I grew up on baseball. Our Dad and his three brothers all played semi-pro and followed their favorite major league teams (as did our Mom’s brothers). I didn’t play any organized ball myself as a kid (it being the ’50s and all), but my childhood summers, when I wasn’t at […]