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Oct
01
2020

Articles by Jimmy Chesire :: Page 3

  • Yucky balls and divine mud

    It’s been an unusually wet month. WHIOTV7 weather says we’ve had 4.04 inches of rain this month and that the normal amount of rain in July is 2.91 inches. “This isn’t T-ball,” Erin Fink exclaimed. “It’s mud ball!”

  • A muddlicious time at T-ball

    I love the mud balls and mud puddles. In fact, I yearn for the days before the Village put in drainage pipes, which drain the field after a good rain, forever eliminating the great six-foot-diameter, 28 square feet of water puddles of yesteryear.

  • Perry League: T-ball kids keep astounding

    We couldn’t believe that Rylie had not batted an eye at this fiery-hot line drive that had just drilled her. We expected tears. What we got was this beautiful 5-year-old casually picking up the ball to throw it.

  • T-Ball: Blasting Coach and other adventures

    Why don’t you come on out and let our kids throw some baseballs at you, Friday nights, 6:30 at Gaunt Park? You might like it. Then again, you might not.

  • Sheer joy of getting a ball

    It was 80 degrees and sunny sunny sunny, a perfect day for the first night of T-ball.

  • Slipping and sliding at T-ball

    Rain and mud couldn’t put a stop to Perry League last Friday, July 29. Seven kids and six adults showed up for a rousing, muddy and wet t-ball time. Shown above are, left, Morgan Gama-Lobo, Marina Gama-Lobo (rear) and Lucy Shows-Fife. (Photo by Lauren Shows)

    It was raining steadily, heavily, when I got to Gaunt Park at 6:20 p.m. The park was empty. Just me and the steady rain. Then around 6:30 p.m., two cars pulled into the parking lot.

  • The mysterious ways of T-ball

    Julia Camard, 2, came to the tee and picked up the ball, taking it off the tee, and reached for the one I held in my right hand. “Okay,” I said, and switched balls with her.

  • Birthday madness at T-ball

    What is truly remarkable about this T-ball program? It is the kids themselves.

  • International night at t-ball

    They’re considerate, these T-ball kids. Cruz Drew, 6, took me aside around 7:30 p.m. to explain to me he was sorry.

  • Love! Love! Love! at T-ball

    It was another wonderful night at T-ball.