Hansen: Bored boys of summer put beach balls in play
Grounds crew members scoop up beach balls that people in the stands at TD Ameritrade Park sent bouncing during a break in the action at a College World Series game last week. Beach balls are banned from the ballpark — but where there's a will, there are teenage boys in cargo shorts.
Posted: Monday, June 24, 2013 12:00 am
He is slouched in the right field bleachers, and he is grilling like the $9 bratwursts they sell at the concession stands, and by the fourth inning, Reis Rotert has had enough.
“Gimmeeee that!” the recently graduated high schooler hisses at one of his buddies from Manning, Iowa. The buddy promptly and obediently hands over the object of Reis' desire.
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Monday, June 24, 2013 12:00 am.