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Must-click link: Ted Berg will not stop playing baseball, thank you

Sep 30, 2010, 6:00 PM EDT

Ted Berg is a friend of HardballTalk. He reads it and links it from time to time over at his Mets (and other New York sports)-focused blog, Tedquarters. He is a witty chap on Twitter, and really, if you can make me laugh on Twitter a couple of times a day you’re going to be really high on my list.

Today Ted has a touching piece about grown-up sandlot baseball in Brooklyn and a diagnosis that could — but will not, he vows — keep him from playing it.

Good stuff from a good guy.  Check it out.

  1. Tim's Neighbor - Sep 30, 2010 at 7:23 PM

    Goodness. Great link. I can’t imagine ever having to face the possibility of my body not allowing me to play baseball. I hope plenty of people can donate to this cause.

  2. Chris Fiorentino - Oct 1, 2010 at 9:46 AM

    Very sweet article. It makes you realize that no matter how bad you think you have it, someone out there has it worse and are doing more with their lives. I stubbed my foot on the bureau so bad in the middle of last night, that with all the swelling, I think I broke 2 of my toes. I almost called out of work. I’m glad I didn’t, because I would have read this story and then felt like a complete a-hole for the rest of the weekend. Instead I’ll work all day, then limp around and feel like an a-hole for the rest of the weekend anyway.

  3. Trevor B - Oct 1, 2010 at 9:47 AM

    Great story, I have close relatives with MS so I know what Ted is going through. Touching stuff.

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