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Obit for the O Team

A Boomer's lament for a dying game

From the July, 2014 issue

On my bike rides this spring, I pedaled past Mitchell Field and Riverside Park. At Mitchell, four of the six softball fields I played on for years with the Observer's O Team have been plowed under. At Riverside, where I first played softball after moving from Detroit to Ann Arbor in 1993, the outfield is now patrolled mainly by geese. One day, I was momentarily

 
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