Niagara Gazette


April 8, 2013

Base Paths: Bisons making impressions across the border


Niagara Gazette — HERD SCENE: Buffalo drew a “straight flush,” a hit in every inning and a hit for every batter… The throng, biggest of the day in any minor league, seemed almost solidly blue, a vivid contrast to most Bison staffers in fire-extinguisher red… It’s $6 now for beer delivery, up a quarter, but it’s $10 CDN in TO... One wise fan confided to Base Paths Friday morning, “I saw more heart in that team yesterday than I did in four whole years with the Mets.”

PLAY OF THE WEEK: Falls softball infielder Stephanie Bielec took off for first after striking out with two out vs. Orchard Park, so startling the Quaker catcher that she dropped the ball and Stephanie reached safely. That’s Marty Brown’s kinda ballplayer.

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