Tag Archives: baseball

Glenn Burke

We are all teammates – The story of Glenn Burke

A new documentary that recounts the story of a professional baseball player, Glenn Burke, from the 1970s, brings to the forefront an especially difficult forum for one to express who…

A baseball player finds his place to help others find theirs

We highlight a story from my alma mater, Georgetown, which is representative of activity we are seeing with high school and college age individuals. So many from these groups are…

Boys of Summer fans

Boys of Summer – Baseball, and Curacao’s, heart on display

Saw a great film on Wednesday. The Boys of Summer, as you can imagine, is about youngsters playing baseball. But as we know, and as the movie shows, sports, while…

Negro League stamps

A tip of the baseball cap to the past, present, and future

The Negro Leagues were a source of incredible talent, pride, and opportunity for African-Americans who were excluded from pro baseball for decades. The late 1800s and first half of the…

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Taking the show on the road (Mets and Marlins)

Barnstorming, the idea of visiting multiple locations playing the local sports team, is a long-standing tradition. However, with the advent of professional leagues, and (mostly) stable franchises, the idea of…