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Fenway
02-08-2011, 06:44 PM
Remember when somebody actually thought this was a good idea?


http://www.kenn.com/the_blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/blog_spba_artwork.jpg

The Senior Professional Baseball Association has plenty of gung ho players. Now all the new old league needs is some fans

Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1069104/index.htm#ixzz1DPiIDUGm

http://www.kenn.com/images/spba/spba_inaugural_program.jpg

I actually went to games in Winter Haven and St Pete and I think the games were on the old Sportschannel.

http://www.uniwatchblog.com/2010/01/29/senior-citizens-the-boys-of-winter/

Lip Man 1
02-08-2011, 08:18 PM
Read Stan Bahnsen's interview:

http://www.whitesoxinteractive.com/rwas/index.php?category=11&id=3729

Lip

Fenway
02-08-2011, 08:31 PM
Read Stan Bahnsen's interview:

http://www.whitesoxinteractive.com/rwas/index.php?category=11&id=3729

Lip


I remember the game I went to in Winter Haven was a weekday afternoon between Christmas and New Year's and there could not have been 500 people there. The bar at the Holiday inn after the game was more memorable.

Game was televised by somebody as Gary Thorne and Gary Carter were the announcers.

TheVulture
02-08-2011, 10:22 PM
Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1069104/index.htm#ixzz1DPiIDUGm



There are some good quotes from Bill "Spaceman" Lee in that article:

"We're saving lives and lowering insurance premiums. There are guys here who would have been dead in 10 years, and we're adding 15 years to their lives."