Replacing ping! with crack! for Alaskan summer

Linda Douglass
Alaska e-Post online

The boys of summer are back, and Alaska baseball fans’¬†winter-long dreams have finally become reality.

The sharp crack of the wooden bat connecting with the leather ball, the muffled slap of the ball hitting the pocket of the glove, the fans cheering their team and booing the umpires, homeruns, spectacular catches, well-executed double plays, stolen bases and occasionally even a triple play –¬†all are signs that it’s baseball season once again. Continue reading