as a weekly practice I listen to npr and do a little sketch on one of the stories. take a look, you can click on the illustration to make it bigger!

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

throwback baseball leagues catch on.

As baseball season gets started, some players are rediscovering the joy of the sport by looking back — way back. Their hats have short brims. Their team initials are stitched on a rectangle of fabric buttoned to their long-sleeved collared shirts. And the strangest thing of all is this: No one in the field is wearing a glove.

"Vintage is without a glove. Only sissies wear a mitt," says Mickey Tangel, a retired teacher.

- excerpt from NPR

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