We all hope to be remembered for our successes rather than our mistakes. Watertown’s Fred Merkle played on six World Series teams but was remembered not for his admirable career but for one early mistake. Dean Robbins tells us Merkle’s story.
For a sports obsessed boy, becoming a ball boy for a professional sports team would be a dream come true. Pat McBride was a ball boy for the Brewers, Bucks, and Packers. It was a dream come true but also an escape from a troubled home.