[Nfbmo] Baseball at it's finest.

Susan Ford johnsusanford at earthlink.net
Tue May 22 15:35:48 UTC 2012

I'd go the a ballgame, but it is kind of far away.  I have, however, ordered 
an XM radio, which is the next best thing to going.  I agree that a radio is 
a must when at the ballpark.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gary Wunder" <GWunder at earthlink.net>
To: "'NFB of Missouri Mailing List'" <nfbmo at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2012 1:22 PM
Subject: Re: [Nfbmo] Baseball at it's finest.

> It is fantastic to see some real discussion on this list.  Thanks to all 
> who
> are participating.  I think when it comes to articles that it is hard to
> find one that will satisfy everybody.  Certainly reporters strain to find
> the fantastic and things we consider ordinary, but I think there are times
> when we are overly restrictive in what we consider acceptable publicity
> about blind people.  I always like to see the message, "he saw the
> challenge, he faced it, and he overcame it, saying that blindness was no 
> big
> deal."  That's a fine thing when that's what happens, but sometimes the
> world is a more difficult place.  This fellow expresses sensations that I
> never experienced when attending a baseball game.  I had a lot of fun 
> going,
> but my lifeline was the radio.  I enjoyed getting caught up in the cheers,
> actually hearing the crack of the bat or the pop of the myth from time to
> time, but the thing that kept me really tuned into what was going on on 
> the
> field was my six transistor radio, my pride and joy.  I'm up for going to 
> a
> baseball game!  Why don't we organize something.
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