Posts tagged baseball

Kick ‘Mom, I’m bored’ right away

   June 13, 2013 9:11 am    0

Kids have only been out of school for a few days, but if you worry that your youngsters need constant entertainment, remember — they have to learn to entertain themselves. My kids loved Legos — at every age. We had that exact same red board in the picture at left — it helped keep the Legos grounded. If…

 

Read more

Trading cards — even Pokemon– worth big money

   July 11, 2012 7:19 am    2

If you have a stash of trading cards, make sure to hang onto them, or sell them. A recent story in the Erie Times-News discussed a collection worth millions. Read about it here. The rare series of baseball cards was dated around 1910. It’s not just baseball cards that have value. At our house, we have…

 

Read more

Kids at bat always entertaining

   July 3, 2012 7:12 am    0

If your kids ever picked up a bat, you’ll love Jennie Geisler’s column in today’s Erie Times-News. Read it here. It brought back great memories for me. My daughter always shook her butt as she dug in at home plate. The determined look on her face is something we have seen for years — in…

 

Read more

Unforgettaball Father’s Day gift idea

   May 21, 2012 10:28 am    1

Bat one out of the park for Father’s Day, June 17, with a baseball wrapped in a photo of Dad’s favorite team stadium — collectibles too! Visit www.unforgettaballs.com where gift baseballs celebrating ballparks and stadiums cost about $17.50 plus shipping. Each ball includes a Lucite container. Add a wood base for $12.50; or hoist the ball on…

 

Read more

Varsity faces make parents smile

   April 11, 2012 7:33 am    0

If you need a reason to smile today, check out the Varsity faces of winter. It’s been a few years since our kids were on varsity football, basketball, track, cross-country, wrestling, lacrosse and baseball teams, but seeing the smiling faces of kids supporting each other and celebrating brings back memories — good memories of teamwork….

 

Read more

Erie women had ‘A League of Their Own?’

   February 23, 2012 4:20 am    3

An article in our March issue of Lake Erie LifeStyle about 98-year-old baseball fan Betty Peebles prompted a local fan to recall that our regiona had its own women’s baseball league much like the movie A League of Their Own. That memorable 1992 movie discussed the real All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, which is documented at the Baseball Hall of…

 

Read more