There's 104 days of summer vacation, and school comes along just to end it. So the annual problem for our generation is finding a good way to spend it. Like maybe... playing plastic baseball. OK, so we borrowed a few lines from the Phineas and Ferb opening song, which is performed by Plastic Baseball fans Bowling for Soup (above), who took the time to pose with a plastic … [Read more...] about There’s 104 Days of Summer Vacation
Every spring, Catholics all over the world celebrate Easter Sunday. Even non-Catholics can enjoy the widespread candy sales on items such as jelly beans and chocolate. But while Easter is a holy day that always falls on a Sunday, we also chose Sundays as our Holey Days -- as in the days we'd play plastic baseball. It's a formula that works. Although we scattered in the … [Read more...] about Choose Your Holey Day
Is Wiffle Ball too dangerous for kids? Apparently not, but it was almost banned from New York State summer camps along with tag, dodgeball, and kickball for this upcoming summer. These games, among others, were recently classified as "dangerous activities" that presented a "significant risk of injury", according to the New York State Department of Health. Since 2000, we’ve … [Read more...] about Wiffle Ball – Too Dangerous?
This year got off to a great start when Bert Blyleven was inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame back in January. Just a few weeks after that, we learned another one of our fans was going to be a Hall of Famer. On April 2nd, Hacksaw Jim Duggan will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. Blyleven was born 3500 miles away, in The Netherlands. However, Hacksaw … [Read more...] about Hall of Fame Class of 2011
Are you tired of all the snow this winter? Of course! We all are! Do you have a feeling that spring will never get here? Well, it always does, it just might take a little longer than the groundhog thought. You could always speed things up and head south to escape the snow and cold. Sure, the birds already flew south for the winter a few months ago. However, now is the … [Read more...] about Southern Weather Is Better