When did competitive eating become a sport?
Call me crazy, but if I had a $14.8MM contract sitting in front of me, I'd go ahead and sign it and stay away from fireworks. Apparently JPP from the New York Giants disagrees.
Congrats to Jared "J-Mack" Mack for a complete game 2 hit win over Agawam last Tuesday for Post 293.
It's pretty hypocritical for a certain Franklin County legion team to ask everyone to recite the American Legion baseball pledge about sportsmanship and whatnot and then plant your bench players in front of your dugout to heckle the opposing team while your head coach argues every close call with the umpires.
Another fan was hit in the head by a foul ball at Fenway on Friday. I'm surprised you don't hear about this more often.
It was a hot week last week for the start of XC captain's practices.
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Huge comeback for EL's Post 293 yesterday. They were down to their last out in an elimination game and scored 4 runs to win and force a deciding game 3 tonight in Easthampton.
Little known fact about foul balls in MLB games: Last year, Bloomberg News reported that about 1750 fans are injured by batted balls, mostly foul, each season in MLB games. This works out to at least 2 fan injuries for every 3 games. That's more often than batters are hit by pitches, 1536 in 2014 according to Elias Sports Bureau.