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Saturday, October 13, 2012

The Old Men of Summer still play baseball into their 70s

This is awesome!

Not many of the players in the Tri-State 48+/55+ Senior Baseball League are over 70, but six who are will head to national 70+ tournaments: the Men’s Senior Baseball League (MSBL) World Series in Arizona and the Roy Hobbs World Series in Florida.

Call them the Grandfathers of Summer.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 13, 2012 at 08:51 AM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. RMc and the Respective Punishments Posted: October 13, 2012 at 09:53 AM (#4267836)
I was never any good at sports as a kid, but I continue to fantasize that I'll be an all-star in my age group in the 2030s!
   2. Shock Posted: October 13, 2012 at 07:17 PM (#4268280)
What on earth is "48+/55+"? I need to know if Jamie Moyer is eligible!
   3. Bote Man Posted: October 14, 2012 at 04:05 AM (#4269251)
48+/55+ = +0.87272727272727272727272727272727

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