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Palo Alto 14s make pitch for Babe Ruth World Series berth

Original post made on Aug 2, 2008

It has been 50 years since the first Palo Alto Babe Ruth baseball players laced up their cleats and took to the field. During that time, no team from Palo Alto has reached the World Series at any age level. While the odds seemingly have been against local teams since the league's inception in 1958 -- a team of San Carlos 15-year olds won the World Series in 1959 -- those years of frustration and near misses could end next week.

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Posted by a fan
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Aug 2, 2008 at 10:25 pm

To me you should have played all the tournaments having a by for two tournaments to most makes you losers even if you win. The rest of the teams at least played and earned their wins.
I am sorry nothing against the boys they are all great Players and nice kids but how are they going to learn to earn it by not playing like everyone else it is wimpy to me.
Just my opinion

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Posted by Matt Eastman
a resident of Woodside
on Sep 26, 2008 at 12:52 pm

That is the most rediculous thing i have ever heard how are you going to say it is wimpy, i am part of the team and babe ruth would not have given us this opportunity if they knew we were not an excellent team, we absolutly are winners because i BET WE WOULD BET ANY 14 YEAR OLD TEAM IN CALIFORNIA ANY WAY. this is the most uneducated and ignmorant thing I have ever heard so do some reaserch YOU IDIOT

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