May 22, 2007 1
As you may know, I’m knee-deep in football for the magazine, so I thought I would take today to talk a little baseball. If you’re a fantasy baseball player, I’m sure you’ve been reading our fantasy baseball stuff this year and you’re familiar with new contributor Mike Gill. Mike, as you may know, hosts a show on the local ESPN Radio affiliate in my area, and he also was an accomplished baseball player in High School and college. But what you may not know is that he’s a son of a bitch.
See, Mike coaches in the Atlantic Shore Babe Ruth league, the same league my 14-year old son plays in. Ironically, he coaches the team from Ventnor, which is where our offices are, and my son plays for the town we live it. His Ventnor team is one of the best teams in the league, if not the best, and they entered our game last week with an 8-1 record. They have this kid, I won’t name his name, but he’s nothing short of a man-child. He’s in the same grade as my son, and in fact they both go to the same parochial [...]